Philip Rinaldi, Chief Executive Officer
Philip Rinaldi, a strategic advisor to the Carlyle Group private equity firm, is a principal partner in and Chief Executive Officer of Philadelphia Energy Solutions LLC. Mr. Rinaldi is an entrepreneurial industrialist whose career has focused on energy, chemical and natural resource industries.
Mr. Rinaldi has been an investor and/or the principal executive in a wide range of industries, including oil refining, oil exploration, phosphate mining and chemical production, coke gasification, nitrogen chemical production, zinc refining, and production of molybdenum, rhenium and vanadium derivatives. Mr. Rinaldi’s industrial background includes prominent companies such as Exxon, Phibro, Tosco, Coffeyville Resources, Conserve, Seminole and Mulberry Corporation.
Mr. Rinaldi is a member of the board of TexOak Energy, LLC (an oil and gas production company), and he serves as Chairman of the Board of Overseers of New Jersey Institute of Technology, the state’s science and technology research university.
Mr. Rinaldi earned his BS and MS degrees in Chemical Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology in 1968 and 1976, respectively. As an undergraduate, he was inducted into Omicron Kappa Delta National Leadership Honor Society and Omega Chi Epsilon Chemical Engineering Academic Honor Society. Mr. Rinaldi also served as President of Theta Chi Fraternity, President of the Inter-fraternity Council, and President of the Class of 1968.