Managing Director, Originations

Phil Gager

Phil Gager serves as a Managing Director, Originations in Boston, Massachusetts for Trinity Capital. Gager, who has been a part of the venture ecosystem for over 20 years, joins the team to grow the company’s origination efforts in the East Coast region.

Mr. Gager joined Trinity from Stifel Bank where he served as Managing Director and worked with venture-backed growth stage companies in the technology and healthcare verticals on a variety of debt transactions, including term loans and recurring revenue-based lines of credit.

Prior to Stifel, Phil oversaw the New England region for Square 1 Bank, later acquired by Pacific Western Bank.

With more than 20 years in the New England venture ecosystem, Phil brings Trinity a deep network of investors and entrepreneurs, along with in-depth experience working with companies in the healthcare sector.

Brown’s 30 years of experience in venture equity and venture debt is apparent in his ability to adeptly manage sales and strategic business operations working with early-stage companies.

He served as general partner at Point Financial Capital Partners, a venture leasing fund and held a prior role as the president and CFO of InvestLinc Financial Services, an early-stage private equity fund and consulting firm. He has also worked as a partner at Cornerstone Equity Partners, a private equity fund.

Background
Brown has a B.S. in business administration and marketing from McNeese State University and is a current Small Business Investor Alliance – Western Regional Committee member.

Growing up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana left a lasting impression on Brown. He is an avid LSU fan and loves a good bowl of spicy gumbo on a cold day.

Brown’s 30 years of experience in venture equity and venture debt is apparent in his ability to adeptly manage sales and strategic business operations working with early-stage companies.

He served as general partner at Point Financial Capital Partners, a venture leasing fund and held a prior role as the president and CFO of InvestLinc Financial Services, an early-stage private equity fund and consulting firm. He has also worked as a partner at Cornerstone Equity Partners, a private equity fund.

Background
Brown has a B.S. in business administration and marketing from McNeese State University and is a current Small Business Investor Alliance – Western Regional Committee member.

Growing up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana left a lasting impression on Brown. He is an avid LSU fan and loves a good bowl of spicy gumbo on a cold day.

Phil Gager serves as a Managing Director, Originations in Boston, Massachusetts for Trinity Capital. Gager, who has been a part of the venture ecosystem for over 20 years, joins the team to grow the company’s origination efforts in the East Coast region.

Mr. Gager joined Trinity from Stifel Bank where he served as Managing Director and worked with venture-backed growth stage companies in the technology and healthcare verticals on a variety of debt transactions, including term loans and recurring revenue-based lines of credit.

Prior to Stifel, Phil oversaw the New England region for Square 1 Bank, later acquired by Pacific Western Bank.

With more than 20 years in the New England venture ecosystem, Phil brings Trinity a deep network of investors and entrepreneurs, along with in-depth experience working with companies in the healthcare sector.

Brown’s 30 years of experience in venture equity and venture debt is apparent in his ability to adeptly manage sales and strategic business operations working with early-stage companies.

He served as general partner at Point Financial Capital Partners, a venture leasing fund and held a prior role as the president and CFO of InvestLinc Financial Services, an early-stage private equity fund and consulting firm. He has also worked as a partner at Cornerstone Equity Partners, a private equity fund.

Background
Brown has a B.S. in business administration and marketing from McNeese State University and is a current Small Business Investor Alliance – Western Regional Committee member.

Growing up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana left a lasting impression on Brown. He is an avid LSU fan and loves a good bowl of spicy gumbo on a cold day.

Phil Gager

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Phil Gager serves as a Managing Director, Originations in Boston, Massachusetts for Trinity Capital. Gager, who has been a part of the venture ecosystem for over 20 years, joins the team to grow the company’s origination efforts in the East Coast region.

Mr. Gager joined Trinity from Stifel Bank where he served as Managing Director and worked with venture-backed growth stage companies in the technology and healthcare verticals on a variety of debt transactions, including term loans and recurring revenue-based lines of credit.

Prior to Stifel, Phil oversaw the New England region for Square 1 Bank, later acquired by Pacific Western Bank.

With more than 20 years in the New England venture ecosystem, Phil brings Trinity a deep network of investors and entrepreneurs, along with in-depth experience working with companies in the healthcare sector.

Brown’s 30 years of experience in venture equity and venture debt is apparent in his ability to adeptly manage sales and strategic business operations working with early-stage companies.

He served as general partner at Point Financial Capital Partners, a venture leasing fund and held a prior role as the president and CFO of InvestLinc Financial Services, an early-stage private equity fund and consulting firm. He has also worked as a partner at Cornerstone Equity Partners, a private equity fund.

Background
Brown has a B.S. in business administration and marketing from McNeese State University and is a current Small Business Investor Alliance – Western Regional Committee member.

Growing up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana left a lasting impression on Brown. He is an avid LSU fan and loves a good bowl of spicy gumbo on a cold day.