A strong believer in financial transparency, accountability, and conservative business strategy, Phil Cahoon took the financial reins of Centralite in 2004. Charged with building a financial infrastructure to ensure the company’s growth, Phil has assembled a highly competent staff of professionals who provide the administrative, tactical, and strategic financial functions needed for ongoing and future operations.
Phil empowers his staff and encourages growth and development. Yet, he is always guiding, coaching and leading. Phil has an exceptional gift for problem solving and a clarity that allows him to clearly communicate his ideas and concepts to those on his team.
Prior to coming to Centralite, Phil served as an Executive Vice President and CFO of QMS, a NYSE-listed printer manufacturer with over $300 million in revenue and 1,400 employees. With Centralite’s significant growth and emerging global opportunities, Phil’s financial experience and pedigree is invaluable.
Phil’s depth of financial and management experience also includes his role as CFO for Mobile Energy Systems Holding, Inc. As an entrepreneur, Phil has also owned and operated his own business.
Phil holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Florida State University where he earned recognition as an All-Time Letterman. Phil’s strong sense of responsibility, reliability and teamwork were strengthened while wearing a Seminole jersey and playing games as defensive back at “The Doak” in Tallahassee.
An avid golfer, Phil has a regularly scheduled weekly tee time with friends.
Florida State University
The University of South Alabama