Our Team

Meet the People Behind Quavant

Our Leadership

Elizabeth M. Tomic

Founding & Managing Partner

Elizabeth brings over 20 years experience in the development and analysis of new business models and their associated financial drivers across a wide spectrum of sectors with specific experience within the consumer banking & financial services, telecommunications, information technology and aviation industries. Prior to founding Quavant, Elizabeth served as vice president of finance at American Express she oversaw the financial modeling & analysis of numerous new product development efforts, prospective corporate partnerships and ongoing operations. In addition to her extensive finance and product development expertise, Elizabeth’s in-depth understanding of global markets, as well her leadership skills, allow her to provide a strong foundation in business principles and practice for Quavant's clients.

Elizabeth has served on a variety of executive boards and panels for prestigious institutions and organizations including the Wharton Graduate School of Business, M.I.T., University of Michigan, and the Columbia Women in Business Luncheon. Currently she serves on the Board of Directors for a number of community and musical arts organizations.

Elizabeth has a BA in Economics from Harvard College and an MBA from Columbia University


Ronald C. Phillips

Founding Partner

Ron has over 20+ years experience as an entrepreneur and technical leader within the telecommunications and information technology sector. He has played a lead role in numerous public and privately funded startup efforts, and has been responsible for the specification, design, deployment, and operation of carrier-class fixed and mobile cellular and broadband wireless networks. His extensive experience spans both radio frequency and tcp/ip networking technologies as well as the business development and management aspects of today’s ICT networks. This experience enables him to accelerate the business development, design, and deployment processes to quickly produce tangible results. He has developed and implemented operations, troubleshooting and disaster recovery procedures, and training programs for operations and maintenance personnel. His breadth of experience and proven track record under harsh and time critical conditions have demonstrated his abilities to successfully implement ICT systems in developing communities.