Co-founded DeSilva+Phillips in 1996
Completed more than 185 transactions during the past 20 years with companies such as ABRY Partners, Bonnier Corp., Capital Cities/ABC, Inc., Citicorp Venture Capital (since renamed Court Square Partners), Conde Nast, Dow Jones, Freedom Communications, IDG, Infogroup, News Corporation, The New York Times Company, Rodale, Shamrock Holdings, Time Inc., Televisa, and WPP.
Winner of the "2007 Media Deal of the Year," presented at ACG's InterGrowth Conference by Mergers & Acquisitions.
Founder of Fathers magazine, Associate Publisher, The New Republic, Vice President, The Washington Weekly, Circulation Director, The Washington Monthly.
Business Advisory Council, ProPublica
Board of Directors, Foreign Policy Association
A.B., Duke University
Securities Industry Registrations: Series 7, 24, 63, 79 and 99