As the Director of Human Resources and Finance for the Firm, Sylina Phelan focuses on optimizing accounting processes and financial forecasting. As an employee advocate, she enhances HR policies, maintaining healthy work environments for all of the Firm’s professionals.
A veteran in the start-up community, Sylina worked for a successful clinical research company. As the first employee and then a co-owner, she built a solid foundation of business practices and infrastructure.
After leading the company to a successful exit, Sylina served as an advisor to other small businesses, including project manager for a local insurance agency.
Sylina serves her community as the previous co-chair for the Susan G. Komen North Carolina Triangle to the Coast Wilmington Race for the Cure and as a leader for American Heart Association Cape Fear Walk.
As a graduate of the International Business School Alliance Program, Sylina holds an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and an International MBA in Entrepreneurship from Hochschule Bremen. A proud Seahawk, Sylina also received her undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Management, and Leadership from UNCW.
In her free time, Sylina loves to travel and attend concerts.