Matthew D. Phelan
J.D., M.A. COO
Matthew D. Phelan is the chief operating officer of the Company, where he is responsible for day-to-day management, including business and legal affairs on behalf of Rob Floyd. Mr. Phelan comes to the company from the world of corporate law, where he advised private equity and venture capital investors and their growth-oriented start-ups for a decade at firms such as Proskauer Rose LLP in Boston and New York City, and Morrison and Foerster LLP in San Francisco. While in the private legal sector, Mr. Phelan managed the formation of over $8 billion of capital for such managers as Apollo, Ares, Greylock and Commonfund. In addition, he worked with start-ups and mature companies through all stages of investments including Facebook, Uber and GNC. His contributions touch across the fields of medical devices, technology, clean energy and consumer products.