Stephen Flynn is the founder and Managing Director of Phoenix Group International. He has over 27 years of experience in executive recruitment in the financial sector.
A graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, Steve served for five years in the United States Army, attaining the rank of Captain. He also earned two graduate degrees from the University of Oklahoma in the areas of Business Management and Human Resource Management while serving as a field artillery officer at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
Prior to working in the executive recruitment field, Steve worked for Goldman, Sachs & Co. and held several executive positions at Philip Morris, Inc., in executive recruitment, MBA recruitment, and executive compensation. Steve's credentials are unique. He has both corporate recruitment experience and an investment banking background. This combination provides him with the experience to understand the recruitment requirements of the industry. Steve has also seen the changes in this industry over the past 27 years and has continually evolved his own recruitment strategies accordingly. While technology has become an important part of the industry, it will never overshadow the personal relationships Steve has developed with both candidates and clients.