Ford R. Phillips, 42, has joined the KPMG LLP as managing director in its advisory corporate finance and restructuring practice in Chicago. His client mandates have spanned a wide range of industries including manufacturing, metals and mining, consumer products and financial services. Phillips previously served as a managing director at Macquarie Capital, and also held similar roles at Giuliani Capital Advisors and Ernst & Young Corporate Finance. He started his career at KPMG. Phillips earned a Bachelor's degree from Illinois State University.