Phillip J. Olson, Principal – Business Development
Phil Olson, Principal – Business Development, joined WCP in 2016. Prior to joining WCP, Mr. Olson spent over 13 years at William Blair & Company in their investment banking division, most recently serving as Managing Director. During his tenure, Mr. Olson helped build the Firm’s financial technology practice. Over the course of his 15 year banking career, Mr. Olson has executed over 100 M&A and equity (public and private) transactions within the financial technology and financial services sectors. Mr. Olson began his career as an Analyst in the Financial Institutions Group at Merrill Lynch in New York, where he was primarily focused on financial technology companies.
Mr. Olson holds a B.S., with high honors, in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.