As a certified business coach with over 30 years of experience in the retail industry, Phil Schwartz has helped several professionals and business owners achieve their goals.
Phil earned an MBA in Finance at New York University. He started his career as an assistant buyer, then became a Financial Analyst. After a few years, he became the Vice President of American Pants Co. He also created and operated a chain of retail stores as the President of NJ Warehouse. He held executive positions in some of the most reputable companies such as Against All Odds, Forman Mills, and Gabriel Brothers, Inc.
In his experience in the retail industry, he has helped the companies he worked for to implement strategic plans, consistently increase revenue, and meet and even exceed company goals. Through his education and work, he has honed his negotiating, interpersonal, and analytical skills. Having achieved profitability in just 3 months from the opening of the three specialty apparel stores he owned and operated is proof of his expertise in finance and operations. His stores consistently maintained excellent Dun & Bradstreet credit rating
Currently, Phil is a certified business coach in FocalPoint International who offers one-on-one coaching and training to business leaders and professionals. He also provides Clarity Coaching for the Barrett Group intended for individuals who are seeking new career opportunities.