Mr. Alphonse’s key strengths are in operations and strategy. As such, he oversees the firms due diligence efforts and post-acquisition planning. Prior to forming the firm, he served as a project leader in the European operations of Reebok International where he led the development of its restructuring plans. Prior to this, Mr. Alphonse held operating positions with Procter & Gamble in the US and Latin America. Mr. Alphonse has also worked in banking with Morgan Stanley and as a strategy consultant.
Mr. Alphonse currently serves on the boards for a number of portfolio companies. Mr. Alphonse is involved with organizations such as the Harvard Business School Club of Central Florida, the Duke University Alumni Association, The Prevent Cancer Foundation, and The Boys & Girls Club of Central Florida. He is also a member of the Young Presidents Organization and is an avid triathlete.
He has spoken at Harvard Business School, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, the Kellogg School at Northwestern University, and has appeared in various business publications. Mr. Alphonse holds a BA from Duke University, where he was a Phi Eta Sigma Scholar, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.