Phil Groves is DAC’s founding partner and oversees all aspects of DAC’s operations. Mr. Groves chairs DAC’s investment committee, leads its overall strategy and oversees its risk controls. Through DAC, he also founded Gao Fei in 2005 and serves as its Chairman and legal representative. Prior to founding DAC and Gao Fei, Mr. Groves worked for both Arthur Andersen and myCFO, Inc. At myCFO, Mr. Groves was the Managing Director of the firm’s strategic advisory services and oversaw the firm’s involvement with Asian distressed asset investments. He holds a B.S. degree from Boston College, an M.B.A. degree from Notre Dame and is a Certified Public Accountant.