Phil Palazzo is recognized as a leading expert within the marketing services, digital and media industries in creating and maximizing shareholder value on behalf of his clients. With 30-plus years as a banker, agency owner and operator, he combines unrivaled, hands-on agency management experience with strategic and technical banking skills. As a former agency owner who navigated several highly successful sales on behalf of his partners, Phil is able to provide a truly unique perspective to clients seeking M&A and financial counsel.
Prior to founding PALAZZO, Phil’s industry experience includes:
- Managing Partner of M&A Advisory firm
- CEO of MC2, an event-marketing firm for corporate events, meetings, exhibits and environments
- President Worldwide of Ammirati Puris Lintas, (Interpublic Group)
- CFO & Partner of Ammirati & Puris, a highly renowned communications agency
Phil is often quoted in the press and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, where he is a recognized expert in developing practical strategies for creating and driving shareholder value, and in helping owners formulate succession and exit strategies.