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Brian F. Gleason

Senior Advisor

Years of Experience: 22 
Office location: Chadds Ford, PA
Office Phone: (610) 358-4700
Mobile Phone: (610) 659-8118
vCard: Brian F. Gleason.vcf

Brian Gleason is a Senior Managing Director and Shareholder at Phoenix Management Services, and has managed or participated in well more than 100 turnaround engagements since joining Phoenix. Mr. Gleason has been responsible for the successful turnaround of many of Phoenix's clients over the past 18 years using his operational, financial and negotiating skills. In addition, he has led numerous capital advisory engagements, and is responsible for representing his clients on almost $1 billion in capital raises, sales, and balance sheet restructuring transactions. Mr. Gleason brings experience that combines extensive executive, financial and operational management with a strong marketing sensitivity.

Mr. Gleason has led numerous Phoenix projects in both the private and public sectors. His specific areas of expertise include financial management, operational structures, complex negotiations, financial modeling, budgeting, strategic planning, organizational process design, and pricing and sensitivity modeling. Mr. Gleason has held interim management positions in a variety of industries, including roles in hands on operations as well as executive management, in both public and private companies. He has assisted companies in sourcing capital and has advised on merger and acquisition transactions. In addition, Mr. Gleason has provided expert testimony in numerous financial and turnaround management matters. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors of four companies and has served as a Director of both public and private companies.

Prior Experience

Mr. Gleason joined Phoenix after a career including managing a team of financial and operational analysts focusing on organizational process improvement and financial performance, and a four-year project repositioning a $200 million division of a national financial services provider which included strategic dispositions, process outsourcing agreements, and product repositioning and redesign.


Mr. Gleason is a graduate of Drexel University, with degrees in both Finance and Marketing. While attending Drexel, Mr. Gleason was appointed the first student to sit as a voting member of a committee of the University's Board of Trustees. He is active in a variety of local and national professional and charitable organizations. Mr. Gleason has led educational lectures on a variety of topics regarding business finance and management.