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Phillip Fenton Myers, American Financial services and technology company executive. Ford Foundation fellow, 1961-1964.


Myers, Phillip Fenton was born on June 24, 1935 in Cleveland. Son of Max I. and Rebecca (Rosenblum) Myers.


Bachelor in Industrial Engineering, Ohio State University, 1958. Master of Business Administration, Ohio State University, 1960. Doctor in Business Administration, Harvard University, 1966.


Staff industrial engineer Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, 1958. Senior consultant Cresap, McCormack & Paget, New York City, 1960—1961. Staff associate Mitre Corporation, Bedford, Massachusetts, 1961.

Consultant Systems Development Corporation, Santa Monica, California, 1963—1964. Director long range planning Electronic Specialty Company, Los Angeles, 1966—1968. Chairman Atek Industries, 1968—1972.

President Myers Finance Corporation, 1973—1982. Chairman Amvid Communications Services, Inc., 1975—1979, Omni Resources Development Corporation, 1979—1983. Chairman, president American International Mining Company, Inc., 1979—1983.

President Advent International Management Company, Inc., since 1982. Chairman Global Bond Marketing Services, Inc., 1987—1990. President, Chief Executive Officer Whitehall Container Manufacturing Corporation, 1988—1991.

President Whitehall Motors Company, 1989—1997, Allied Metamatter Technology Corporation, 1994—1996. Chairman United States Water Resources, Inc., 1994—1996. President American Technology Venture Fund Management, Inc., Advent International realty corporation, 1996—1998, First International Capital Corporation, 1996—2000.

President Advent International Management Company, since 1982, Turbogen, Inc., 1995-1998, Blue Star Material Technologies Inc., 1997-2000, Advent Power Systems, since 2006. Founding director Warner Center Bank, 1980-1983. Board directors, president Cyber Security Systems, Inc., 2000-2003.

Lecturer business administration University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1967-1974. Professor Graduate School Business Administration Pepperdine University, 1974-1981.


Trustee, treasurer Chamber Symphony Society California, 1971-1978. Member campaign issues committee Reagan for President, 1976, 80. Public safety commissioner City of Hidden Hills, California, 1976-1983, chairman, 1982-1983.

Co-chairman budget advising committee Las Virgenes School District, 1983-1986. Member Mayor's Blue Ribbon Finance Committee, 1981-1982. Member dean's select advising committee College Engineering, Ohio State University, 1984-1994.

Member state Executive Committee California Libertarian Party, chairman region 61, 1989-1990, chairman strategic planning committee. Deputy chairman Los Angeles County Libertarian Party, 1991-1992. Chairperson campaign issues com.Marrou for President, 1991-1992.

Chairman of the board of trustees World War II History Society, since 1992, new Sousa Band, Inc., since 1998. President Harvard Business Club Columbus, 1996-1998, director. Director Harvard Business School Club of Columbus, since 1998, Ohio StateAlumni Club, Franklin County, since 1996, president elect 1997, president, since 1998.

Member Society Automotive Engineers, Harvard Business School Association, Ohio State Alumni Association, Harvard Club (board directors 1970-1974, treasurer 1971-1973).


Married Hope Gail Strum, August 13, 1961.

Max I. Myers

Rebecca (Rosenblum) Myers

Hope Gail Strum