Greene Holcomb & Fisher Adds Phil Smith

Greene Holcomb & Fisher has named Phil Smith a managing director and senior member of the firm’s healthcare team, the firm announced Friday. Greene Holcomb & Fisher is a middle-market investment banking firm with offices in Minneapolis, Seattle and Phoenix.

PRESS RELEASE
Greene Holcomb & Fisher (GH&F) is pleased to announce the addition of Phil Smith as a Managing Director and senior member of GH&F’s Healthcare Team. “Healthcare is the largest industry vertical at GH&F and an increasingly important part of Greene Holcomb & Fisher’s overall investment banking practice.” We are excited to have Phil join the firm as part of a significant expansion of our business,” said Ken Higgins, Managing Director and head of the GH&F healthcare team. Phil brings over 20 years of Medical Technology and Healthcare IT experience to the firm, and will be an important contributor to our future growth in the sector.”

With the addition of Phil Smith, the GH&F Healthcare Team now has three senior Managing Directors dedicated to the healthcare sector, including Ken Higgins and Hunt Greene. Our ability to provide senior level M&A and advisory services to both private and public companies in the Medical Technology, Healthcare Services and Healthcare IT sectors is unmatched in the middle market. “We have known Phil for nearly 15 years, both at Piper Jaffray and in the various executive roles that Phil has held over the last 10 years,” said Hunt Greene, Managing Director at GH&F. “Phil’s breadth of investment banking, corporate development and C-level executive experience will be a tremendous asset for our middle market healthcare clients.”

Smith has 20 years of M&A and healthcare experience, including as an investment banker and in various marketing, business development and C-level executive roles in a number of medical device and healthcare software companies. Phil began his career at GE Healthcare, joining Piper Jaffray’s healthcare investment banking team upon completing his MBA in 1997. Subsequent to Piper Jaffray, Phil held a number of senior operating positions in emerging medical technology companies, including as CEO of DGIMED Ortho and Thermonix, and Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy at Vital Images. Phil is active in the Minneapolis community, and is currently on the board of Delta Dental of Minnesota and The Minnesota Children’s Museum. He is a graduate of the University of Florida and received his MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

About Greene Holcomb & Fisher LLC
Greene Holcomb & Fisher, with offices in Minneapolis, Seattle and Phoenix, is an investment banking firm that specializes in mergers and acquisitions, private placements and financial advisory services for the middle market. At GH&F, we blend our experience from nationally prominent investment banks, New York Stock Exchange-listed companies and leading law firms with senior-level attention and entrepreneurial ingenuity to deliver creative services to high quality companies.