Phil Spicer
(312) 796 3416

Industry Experience

  • Food and Agriculture
  • Infrastructure and Energy
  • Operations and Project Management
  • Production and Manufacturing
  • Renewables and Biofuels

Selected Cases

  • CHS Inc.
  • GTL Resources
  • Sherbino Mesa I Wind Farm
  • Texas Pellets, Inc.


Phil Spicer specializes in providing financial and turnaround advisory services to companies and creditors and has advised on cash flow and liquidity analysis, enterprise valuation, strategic and business analysis, investment analysis and mergers & acquisitions.

Prior to joining RPA, Mr. Spicer was a key leader in the operations management and engineering team at GTL Resources that was sold to CHS Inc. Mr. Spicer’s positions within GTL included Process Engineer, Project Engineer, Grains Shipping and Receiving Manager, Demonstration Plant Lead Engineer, and Maintenance Manager during his tenure at the facility. Mr. Spicer was responsible for personnel management, as well as the creation and balancing of multimillion dollar budgets that included bi-annual plant turnarounds. He led technical and commercial project due diligence supporting the investment decisions of several multimillion dollar capital projects, including corn oil separation, grain storage expansion, and a corn fractionation demonstration facility. Subsequently, Mr. Spicer provided design engineering and startup services, for eventual integration into normal operations.

Education and Affiliations

Mr. Spicer holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin.