Kathleen E. Phinney

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Kathleen E. Phinney – Director


  • 20 years of experience in Aerospace, Defense, and Government Services M&A due diligence and transaction support across multiple end markets and applications.
  • Broad experience in commercial aerospace, defense platforms and subsystems, government services and industrial/commercial markets.
  • Significant policy and technology focus in Commercial, Civil and National Security Space markets, including satellite and ground system products, services, and support.
  • Expert in Aerospace, Defense & Government (ADG) market research and competitive intelligence, with a focus on budget analytics, military platforms and subsystems, and defense and commercial aerospace supply chains.
  • Supported an average of 20 engagements per year over the last 18 years for fortune 500 companies and private equity firms as a Director at CSP Associates and Arena.
  • Additional M&A consulting and market research experience for small and mid-sized commercial companies at a boutique firm in Boston’s Financial District.


  • BA – Boston University; International Relations
  • Masters Certificate (Business) – University of Massachusetts – Lowell
  • Program Certificate in Data Analytics – Cornell University