March 12, 2018
Scott D. Phillips (BS ELEC EGR ' 96, COMP EGR ‘96) has been appointed by ORIX Capital Partners as director of operations. His responsibilities include operational enhancement initiatives at portfolio companies, as well as operations due diligence for new investment opportunities.
Based in New York City, ORIX Capital Partners is a subsidiary of Dallas-based ORIX USA. ORIX Capital Partners invests between $75 million to $200 million of equity in companies, with a special interest in infrastructure services, business services, and industrials industries.
Prior to joining ORIX Capital Partners, Phillips served as a senior manager at TE Connectivity, where he was responsible for the strategy, growth, execution and P&L of a $90 million automotive sensors and mechatronics component business. Before his time at TE Connectivity, Phillips served in various global roles in product management, project management, operations, quality and engineering for Continental AG and Motorola.
He earned an MBA from Northwestern Kellogg School of Management and a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from Michigan State University.