The Phoenix Team
Bob Barnett leads the fundraising and deal activities on behalf of Phoenix and each of the portfolio companies. Bob is the founder of Wexford Capital Partners, an independent sponsor investment platform. Bob has extensive transaction experience, previously serving as Managing Director at BMO Capital Markets and several banks that were predecessors to JP Morgan Chase. Bob received his MBA in Finance and BS in Applied Mathematics, both from the University of Michigan.
Kevin Murray manages all deal negotiation and structure activities at Phoenix, in addition to serving on the board of several portfolio companies. Kevin is a Partner at Wexford Capital Partners and brings a wealth of transaction and finance experience. Prior to Phoenix and Wexford, Kevin served as Head of Acquisitions at Natixis and Managing Director at GE Capital, Bank One, Churchill Capital, and PNC. Kevin received his MBA from Indiana University and BS in Finance from the University at Buffalo.
Diana Kubik manages all financial aspects for the Phoenix and Wexford portfolio companies including accounting, financial reporting and investment management. Prior to Phoenix, Diana held senior finance roles at a number of organizations including Entelligent, Evergreen Energy and Qwest Communications. Diana also ran her own finance and accounting services company, working with a wide range of companies and industries. Diana received her MBA from the University of South Florida and her Bachelor’s from the University of Tampa.
Conner Williams focuses on investment analysis and operations while managing finance, operations, and fundraising at portfolio companies. Prior to Phoenix, Connerwas an Investment Advisor at LaSalle St Securities. Conner earned his BMgt in Finance from the University of Lethbridge and is currently an MBA candidate at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Marielle Robinson manages accounting and financial reporting for the Phoenix portfolio companies. Prior to Phoenix, Marielle managed the cost and operational accounting teams at Cresco Labs. Throughout her career, she has gained experience in international accounting, SEC reporting, technical accounting, and IPO’S. Marielle received both her BS and MS in Accounting from the University of Central Florida.
Audrey Luo assists with finance and accounting for each of the Phoenix portfolio companies. Before joining Phoenix, Audrey worked in the Assurance team at PricewaterhouseCoopers Chicago office. Prior to that, Audrey was with General Electric where she had numerous finance and operations roles in the U.S. and Asia. Audrey received a B.Com from University of Toronto and a MS in Accountancy from DePaul University.