Phillip A. Clough
Phillip A. Clough has served as a director of Liquidity Services since September 2004 and, currently, serves as chair of the Governance Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Clough is currently a General Partner and the Chairman of ABS Capital Partners (“ABS”), a growth equity firm focused on investments in tech-enabled services businesses. From January 2007 to December 2020, Mr. Clough was a Managing General Partner of ABS. Prior to that, Mr. Clough was a General Partner of ABS from September 2001 to January 2007. Before joining ABS, Mr. Clough was President and Chief Executive Officer of Sitel Corporation, a global provider of outsourced customer support services, from May 1998 to March 2001. Mr. Clough previously served on the board of directors of American Public Education, Inc., a provider of exclusively online post-secondary education, from August 2002 to 2010 and on the board of directors of Rosetta Stone Inc., a provider of technology-based language learning solutions, from January 2006 to May 2014. Mr. Clough holds a B.S. degree from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and holds a M.B.A. from the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia.