Phil Stern

Vice President

Phil Stern

Vice President

At Mainsail
Phil is responsible for helping Mainsail’s portfolio companies optimize their growth strategies and deploy sales practices to increase sales team performance, among other operational initiatives.

Before Mainsail
Prior to Mainsail, Phil held sales and growth leadership positions at a number of SaaS companies and in consulting. Most recently, Phil was the Head of Payroll Sales at Gusto, a VC-backed SaaS provider serving small businesses. Phil also spent three and a half years as VP of Growth and GM for Zen Planner, one of Mainsail’s portfolio companies. He has also led teams at LogMeIn and Forrester Research. Phil is an active mentor in the Denver tech community and a member of the Revenue Collective.

Phil graduated from Bowdoin College where he was co-captain of the men’s varsity lacrosse team.

Outside of Mainsail…
Phil enjoys spending time with his wife, son and dog, and taking advantage of all of the mountain sports Colorado has to offer, especially backcountry skiing.

From: Maplewood, NJ

Lives in: Denver, CO

Roots for: No team in particular, I just hope everyone has a good time out there