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Phil Pepin
Phil has more than 30 years of business experience as a financial executive within private industry and public accounting, providing strategic, financial, operational and administrative leadership to a variety of companies, both mid-size and public.

At A Glance

  • CFO and Corporate Secretary, Corporate Controller, Audit Director, CPA in Public Accounting
  • Mid-size privately held businesses to large public companies
  • Extensive interaction and communications with Boards of Directors
  • Private equity company CFO
  • Directed leveraged MBO, $11.5 million private debt placement, $120 million private equity acquisition
  • M&A integration experience
  • Negotiated and managed multiple ABL credit lines and term loans, contracts and lease agreements
  • Strong inventory management and control background
  • Extensive planning, modeling, forecasting, budgeting experience
  • Retail, wholesale distribution, transportation, construction and forest products industries

Key Leadership Accomplishments

  • Successfully managed $11.5 million private debt placement
  • Directed a $120 million private equity acquisition of multi-store retail chain

Bio

Phil Pepin has more than 30 years of business experience as a financial executive within private industry and public accounting, providing strategic, financial, operational and administrative leadership to a variety of companies, both mid-size and public. Phil spent 15 years as CFO and Corporate Secretary of a closely held $275 million, 31-store, multi-state retail chain, reporting to the CEO and Board of Directors. Under Phil’s financial leadership the company grew from 14 to 31 locations. He negotiated multiple revolving line of credit agreements and term debt facilities with asset based lenders, directed all financial aspects of a leveraged MBO, successfully managed an $11.5 million private debt placement and directed a $120 million private equity acquisition of the company. Phil also served as Corporate Controller and Audit Director for a publically traded wholesale distribution company with operations throughout the U.S. and in Canada. He also has 10 years of experience as a CPA in public accounting, serving clients in the retail, wholesale distribution, transportation, construction and forest products industries. Phil holds a BA in Business Administration and Accounting from Seattle University and is a CPA (inactive).