Professional Team James E. Fleet Professional Team

James E. Fleet

Senior Advisor

Years of Experience: 18 
Office Location: Boston, MA
Office Phone: (617) 600-3601
Mobile Phone: (401) 742-7553
vCard: James E. Fleet.vcf

Jim Fleet is a Senior Managing Director and Shareholder of Phoenix Management Services, with over 25 years of executive management and transactional advisory experience. He has led the Phoenix Boston office since its inception in March 2000. His advisory experience includes over 100 assignments in which he managed or provided material guidance in turnaround and capital advisory assignments that have encompassed interim management roles, operational wind downs, bankruptcy §363 transactions, and a variety of refinancing/recapitalization & M&A transactions. His track record of success in a wide array of many corporate environments, including private, public, international, and family-owned companies demonstrates his unique ability to adapt to the distinctive elements of each assignment. His style is to advocate strongly on behalf of his clients in a manner that builds consensus among all constituents, providing a credible and efficient transaction process producing measurable results.

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Phoenix, Jim spent considerable time in the manufacturing, advertising, and distribution sectors in roles ranging from Executive Vice President of sales and marketing, COO, and President/CEO.


Jim graduated with a BS in Economics/Finance from Southern New Hampshire University in 1984. He serves as an officer and sitson the Board of Directors for the Northeast chapter of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) and serves as Co-Chair of the Education Committee. He is also active in the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG). Given Jim's broad experience and communication presence, he often is asked to lead and speak on panels at industry conferences on a variety of subjects pertaining to turnaround management, restructurings (CRO), bankruptcy/insolvency proceedings and transactional strategies for transitional companies.