Phil Miner

Founding Partner, SideKick Operators

Phil grew up on the Texas Gulf Coast fishing with his father where he developed a passion for the world’s oceans. This interest led him to Texas A&M University where he graduated with a degree in Ocean Engineering. Following graduation and a stint in a family business, Phil launched The Miner Corporation, a leading national provider of mission-critical services for material handling equipment. The company’s 2,000 employees serve more than 300 of the Fortune 500 and has been recognized as one of the top 500 fastest-growing private companies in America by Inc. Magazine.

Today, Phil is a founding partner of SideKick Operators, a strategic firm investing in mission critical services companies. SideKick joins in partnership with business leaders to build national brand reputations through operational excellence. Phil also serves on the advisory board for the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship at the Mays Business School, the Chancellor’s Century Council at the Texas A&M University System and is a member of the Board of Directors at Summit Companies and Oscar W. Larson.