Phil Goldstein is the founder and President of Goldstein & Associates LLC. Goldstein & Associates is an independent consulting firm specializing in providing general management consulting support to higher education. Prior to founding Goldstein & Associates, Phil has had over 14 years of experience as a consultant and university administrator in higher education. Phil started his career at Coopers & Lybrand where he provided operations improvement and strategy consulting to colleges and universities. After C&L merged to become PricewaterhouseCoopers, Phil became one of the Partners in charge of higher education consulting. His roles included leader of operations and strategy consulting on the East Coast and national leader of the PwC ERP implementation practice for higher education.
Phil also worked for the University of Pennsylvania. While at Penn, Phil led Penn to Business a subsidiary of the University that facilitated the development of innovative new revenue opportunities at Penn. In this capacity, Phil had responsibility for a business incubator program and corporate relations and advised Penn’s Deans on opportunities to generate additional revenue through new educational programs.
Prior to forming Goldstein &Associates, Phil served as the National Leader of Cap Gemini Ernst and Young’s higher education consulting practice. His consulting clients have included Yale University, Harvard University, the California State University system, Georgia Tech, NYU and the University of North Carolina. Through Goldstein & Assoicates he is presently providing consulting services to Case Western Reserve University, MIT, California Institute of Technology and Pepperdine University. Phil is also a research fellow at the Educause Applied Research Institute (ECAR).
Phil has authored several articles and books on higher education management issues and has been a frequent speaker at annual meetings of higher education management associations.
Education: M.B.A., Management. New York University Stern School of Business 1995;
B.A. Economics. Brandeis University 1989