Dr. Phil Greenwood provides management advisory and development services to middle market and early stage enterprises in the area of strategic planning, finance, and accounting. As an educator in the fields of accounting, finance, and entrepreneurship, Phil has conducted numerous courses for MBA, Executive MBA and executive education customers.
Currently, he is a Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business where he teaches courses in New Venture Creation, Entrepreneurial Finance, and Entrepreneurial Strategies. He also teaches Management Planning and Strategies for the Evening MBA program and is a senior lecturer with the MS-Biotech program teaching business strategies and corporate finance.
Other notable teaching engagements include entrepreneurship and strategy courses at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, China; University of St. Thomas in the Twin Cities, Minnesota; MBA program at Copenhagen Business School, HEC University in Versailles, France; and Executive MBA program at KÖC University based in Istanbul, Turkey.
Phil’s management development seminars for corporate and executive education at the University of Wisconsin Executive Education and the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management have centered on programs in finance, accounting, and entrepreneurship covering topics such as, “Capital Budgeting”, “Understanding Equity Financing”, “Financial Analysis for the Operations Manager”, “Advanced Financial Topics for the Operation Manager”, “Financing the High Growth Enterprise”, “Creating the Entrepreneurial and Innovative Enterprise” and “Advanced Accounting Topics: Activity Based Accounting, Valuation, and Mergers/Acquisition”. Clients include the Wisconsin Supplier Distributor Council, WW Grainger, Genus/ABS Global, Brunswick, Hollister, Abbott Labs and others.
In addition to education, Phil’s past accomplishments as founder of The Phil Greenwood Group, LLC, a management advisory firm that assists companies in the development of strategic and financial plans that raised equity financing of $2 million to $10 million each for biotechnology, high-tech manufacturers and other service organizations. Notable clients include Innocorp, Cellular Dynamics, Deltanoid Pharmaceuticals of Madison, Wisconsin, Imago Scientific of Madison, and Higher Dimension Medical of Woodbury, Minnesota. In total, Phil was involved in raising over $70 million in early stage equity and debt fund raising.
Phil’s prior business experience includes Abbott Laboratories in Chicago as an internal auditor, financial analyst, and sales representative; McDonald’s Corporation as a financial auditor performing audits and reviews of franchisee owners, beef suppliers, and advertising agencies; and with KPMG in Chicago as a CPA and consultant focused on small business advisory services.
Phil is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of Illinois and has earned a BBA – Accounting and a MBA – Finance/Entrepreneurship from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate School of Business. He recently obtained his Doctorate in Philosophy in Continuing Education (minor in Entrepreneurship) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.