Phil Compton is the Chief Financial Officer of Locomation. Formerly the CFO of SingleSource Property Solutions, Phil has significant financial and operational experience in building the team, infrastructure and profitability of rapidly expanding companies. He has helped raise over $110M in venture capital financing, leading to the acquisition of 4 of his former companies. He was also the co-founder and CFO of Malcovery Security, a cyber security firm he helped launch in 2012 and sold in 2015, as well as the CFO for Netronome, CoManage and WiseWire.
Phil began his career with the Big Four public accounting firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers and later joined Black Box Corporation as its first Controller. During his 5 year tenure at Black Box, he was heavily involved in planning a leveraged buyout (LBO), an Initial Public Offering (IPO), a successful reorganization under a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing and various SEC filings.
Phil is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a BS in Accounting from West Virginia University’s Chambers College of Business & Economics, where he serves on the board. He is also an ongoing guest lecturer / mentor at Carnegie Mellon University’s Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship and an advisor within the Pittsburgh startup community.