Phillip M. Trella, Managing Principal
Phil is BPS&M’s managing principal and is primarily responsible for coordinating the firm’s long-term growth and profitability. He has served in a management position with BPS&M for more than 25 years. As CEO of the firm, Phil constantly explores ways for BPS&M to collaborate with Wells Fargo colleagues to better support clients. Because of his broad experience with benefits issues, insurance options, investment performance analysis, communications practices, and various pension programs, Phil is well qualified to lead BPS&M operations. Phil previously worked 13 years in the computer industry with NCR Corporation in management of sales, systems, and service. His work experience includes finance and accounting, client development, systems development, systems enhancements and installations, firm training and personnel development, compensation and benefits administration, and overall firm management.
Education and professional designations
Phil earned his master’s in Business Administration from the Owen School at Vanderbilt University, a Bachelor of Science degree from West Virginia University, and he attended the United States Military Academy.
Phil has served as a Board member of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, is presently Chairman of the Board of Advisors of the College of Business at Tennessee State University, and serves on the Board of the Nashville Public Education Foundation. His involvement with a broad range of civic organizations and boards demonstrates his active personal commitment to the education of our community’s children.
Contact Phil at 615-665-5344 or Phil.Trella@bpsm.com