David Phillips

Senior Managing Director, Co-Head of North America
David joined Providence in 2005 and co-leads the firm's private equity investment activities in North America. He currently sits on the boards of n2y, Seesaw, TCP, Tenstreet and Worldwide Express.

David Phillips is a senior managing director based in our Boston office. He co-leads the firm's private equity investment activities in North America and is a member of the firm’s investment, portfolio review, executive and ESG committees. Mr. Phillips is currently a director of n2y, Seesaw, TCP, Tenstreet and Worldwide Express. Previous board memberships include Anthology, Archipelago Learning, Ascend Learning, CSDVRS, PADI, Vector Solutions and Vistage. Prior to joining Providence in 2005, Mr. Phillips was a Luce Scholar and assistant director of business development at Hutchison Whampoa China. Previously, he worked at Goldman Sachs in the principal investment area. Mr. Phillips holds a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University.

Portfolio Highlights
Anthology
Anthology is a provider of higher education software solutions.

Anthology

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n2y
n2y is a leading provider of SaaS workflow and curriculum solutions to the pre K-12 special education market.

n2y

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PADI
Professional Association of Diving Instructors is a scuba diver training organization.

PADI

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Seesaw
Seesaw is a leading SaaS-based classroom technology platform targeted towards elementary grade levels.

Seesaw

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TCP
TCP is a leading provider of workforce management software and technology solutions serving thousands of public and private sector businesses.

TCP

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Tenstreet
Tenstreet is a leading provider of SaaS HR solutions to trucking carriers for recruiting, onboarding and managing compliance for truck fleet drivers.

Tenstreet

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Vistage
Vistage is a leading subscription-based membership organization that provides peer advisory and executive coaching to CEOs.

Vistage

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Worldwide Express
Worldwide Express and GlobalTranz have combined to create a leading non-asset-based provider of technology-driven third-party logistics solutions.

Worldwide Express

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Year Joined
2005
Location
Boston
Committees
ESG
Executive
Investment
Portfolio Review