He also manages specialty practices in Higher Education/Non Profit, Professional Services and Private Equity.
Based in the Boston office, Mr. Philie brings more than 25 years of executive management experience, currently representing clients in the Financial Services, Consumer, Industrial, Non-profit/Education, Life Sciences and Healthcare markets.
Prior to Korn Ferry, Mr. Philie served as the Senior Managing Director for a publicly-traded global executive search firm focused on Finance & Accounting. Mr. Philie's executive search career includes numerous assignments with publicly-traded, private equity backed and family-owned business clients. His search experience also includes work with 501c3 non-profits and government-sponsored enterprises.
Before entering into the executive search industry, Mr. Philie held senior officer roles in the Financial Services industry in Corporate Development, Sales Management and Strategy for AMS/Sallie Mae, a prominent national education lending institution. Prior to that, he worked in privately-backed entrepreneurial environments with roles that included CEO, CFO and COO.
Mr. Philie is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He is a member of the Korn Ferry Financial Officer Practice, has served on the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement in New England, and is a regional representative for Deerfield Academy and the Cardigan Mountain School.