Philip is in charge of all facets of the financial operations for Wellington Shields and manages the Accounting, HR and Operations personnel. On a daily basis, Phil interfaces with Senior Management, Compliance, and Trading, and is responsible for fulfilling all financial reporting requirements and inquiries as promulgated by the firm’s various regulatory agencies (FINRA, SEC, etc.). When issues arise, he works with his team to bring about a quick and satisfactory resolution.
Philip joined Shields & Company in 2002 as Chief Financial Officer and, in 2006 assumed the responsibilities of Chief Operations Officer of Shields & Co., Inc. When Shields & Co. merged with H.G. Wellington & Company in 2009, Phil’s role expanded across the larger organization. Earlier in his career, Phil held various senior accounting positions at Josephthal & Co. Inc. (which was acquired by Fahnestock & Co. Inc.).