Philip E. Marshall
Philip E. Marshall, a principal at Advantage Capital Partners, is responsible for the investment activities and portfolio management of the firm’s investments in Florida and Kentucky. This includes identifying and screening potential new investment opportunities, conducting due diligence, and negotiating and closing transactions. Post-closing, Mr. Marshall takes an active portfolio management role with the firm’s investments.
Mr. Marshall joined Advantage Capital in 2009 after a 27-year career with SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, the investment banking arm of the SunTrust Banks organization. Most recently, Mr. Marshall ran a middle-market M&A Advisory practice for SunTrust focused primarily on Florida-based companies. Mr. Marshall has notable industry expertise in building products, food distribution, government contractors, and certain sectors of the telecommunications industry. Previous responsibilities included the establishment of SunTrust’s Syndicated Finance business and overseeing an active commercial aircraft leveraged lease finance business. Total financing raised in these endeavors aggregated approximately $5 billion.
In 2011, Mr. Marshall was appointed to the Florida Prepaid College Board as the designee for the Chief Financial Officer of Florida, Jeff Atwater. He is active in the Central Florida community and has served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Bishop Moore Catholic High School in Orlando as well as a member of the Finance Committee. Previous community involvement includes work with Scouting and the YMCA.
Mr. Marshall earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida in agricultural economics and an M.B.A. with a concentration in finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.