Phil Koch

Phil Koch

Phil Koch

Phil joined Fairmont as an Analyst in the Boston Office in 2021. Before joining Fairmont, Phil worked for Pratt & Whitney as an Analyst within the Commercial Engines Development Program. During his time with the program, Phil served as an Analyst with Pratt & Whitney Engine Leasing division where he developed a strategic analysis of Pratt & Whitney V2500 lease engine fleet in order to balance customer demands with short term EBIT goals. Phil also worked with the Contract Cost Modeling & Analytics group where he identified several large overhaul shop visit cost reduction opportunities and developed data visualization tools to ensure accurate real-time cost management for the team.

Phil graduated Magna Cum Laude from Ohio State University where he earned a B.S.B.A in International Business and a minor in Aviation. During his education, Phil interned as a Global Markets Analyst with the National Bank of Abu Dhabi in Mumbai and completed a semester long exchange in Santiago, Chile where he studied corporate strategy development in Latin America. Phil is also an avid pilot and holds a Private Pilot Certificate & Instrument Rating from the Federal Aviation Administration.

Jack McInnis

Jack McInnis

Jack McInnis

Jack McInnis joined Fairmont’s Boston office as an Analyst in 2021. Prior to joining the firm, Jack was an engineer with Raytheon Missiles & Defense, where Jack was responsible for designing, validating, and incorporating solutions on the AN/TPY-2 radar for the Missile Defense Agency. While at Raytheon, he received numerous achievement awards for his contributions toward multiple FMS programs and completed his Six Sigma certification. He previously held a Secret clearance. Prior to Raytheon, Jack worked as a research assistant in the Trinity College Engineering Department. He presented his work on nitromethane ignition times at the 35th Northeast Regional Meeting on Kinetics and Dynamics.

Jack graduated Summa Cum Laude with honors from Trinity College in 2019 with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering. He was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and named a Dean’s Scholar. He was awarded the Senior Research Prize for Engineering and also received Second Prize for the Phi Gamma Delta Prize in Mathematics.

Jacob Johansen

Jacob Johansen

Jacob Johansen

Jacob joined Fairmont as an Analyst in 2021, after having interned with the firm in the prior summer. Before joining Fairmont, Jacob interned at Collins Aerospace within the Missile and Systems team. While at Collins, Jacob conducted competitive intelligence to formulate Price-to-Win options and served as Pursuit Manager for a defense contract proposal including strategic development, proposal management, and overall business development operations.

Jacob graduated in 2021 on the Dean’s List from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science in Policy Analysis & Management. While attending Cornell, Jacob served as President for the Cornell Global Economics & Finance Society, as well as Business Development Team Lead for the Hyperloop Cornell Engineering Project Team.

Macy Blyskal

Macy Blyskal

Macy Blyskal

Macy joined Fairmont as an Analyst in 2023 after interning with the firm the previous summer. Before joining Fairmont, Macy was a summer analyst on the Aerospace & Defense team of Springhill Consulting Group. She has also interned at Setna iO, a commercial aircraft aftermarket parts supplier. In this role, Macy estimated the ROI of retired aircraft part-outs and coordinated international shipping and maintenance. Macy has been published for her work aiding in the development of a catalyst streamlining propane to propylene dehydrogenation at Northwestern University’s McCormick College of Engineering.

Macy graduated early with Honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Grainger College of Engineering with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering. As a student, Macy participated in Army ROTC and Illini Air Shuttle where she led a team to develop a use case and subscale model of an eVTOL air shuttle between Champaign and Chicago. While at the University of Illinois, Macy led her team to a second place finish in the 2021 AIAA Undergraduate Design Competition.

Sophie Pinnie

Sophie Pinnie

Sophie joined Fairmont as an Analyst in 2023. Before joining Fairmont, Sophie was a Private Equity intern at Graham Partners. In this position, Sophie worked alongside both the Investor Relations and Deals team. Prior to her Private Equity experience, Sophie interned at Wolf Den Associates as a Management Consulting intern within the strategy team.

Sophie graduated in 2023 from Dartmouth College with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a concentration in Markets, Management, and the Economy and a minor in Government. While at Dartmouth, Sophie was a member of the Varsity Women’s Soccer team. Alongside her athletic career, she participated in the highly selective Tuck Business Bridge Program taught by MBA faculty at the College. Sophie similarly participated in the Rockefeller Global Leadership Program centered around international politics and security issues. In addition, Sophie sustained membership in both the Dartmouth Women in Business and the Dartmouth Women in Law and Politics clubs. 

Emily Lewis

Emily Lewis

Emily Lewis

Emily joined Fairmont in the Boston office as an Analyst in 2024. Prior to joining the firm, Emily was an Investment Banking Analyst at KippsDeSanto & Co., a subsidiary of Capital One. While at Kipps, she was staffed on several live deals and was responsible for creating marketing materials, helping build financial models, and assisting with data room management. As a member of the Government Technology Services team, she led monthly industry overview presentations and oversaw the M&A transaction database. Emily also served as a Summer Analyst mentor and previously interned with the firm in 2021.

Emily graduated from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business (“MSB”) in 2022. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with majors in Finance & Management and a minor in Classics. While at Georgetown, Emily was an intern for Athletics Communications, Vice President of Hoya Blue, and an MSB Peer Ambassador.

Mariana McManus

Mariana McManus

Mariana McManus

Mariana joined Fairmont’s Boston Office as an Analyst in 2023. Prior to joining the firm, Mariana worked as a design engineer for Pratt and Whitney working on the F135 Engine Core Upgrade for the F-35 Lightning II flown by the U.S Air Force. In this role she supported the new design development of high pressure turbine static hardware to improve blade tip clearances and overall engine performance. Before a rotation in design, Mariana worked as a project engineer in Pratt and Whitney’s Operational Commercial Engines group, providing aftermarket engineering support on the F117/PW2000, V2500 and PW4000 112” programs. Most noteworthy was Mariana’s position as a project lead on a F117 combustor durability improvement for the C-17 Globemaster flown by the U.S Air Force. Mariana led an integrated product team through the first stakeholder alignment review where she later received an award for her leadership and collaboration. Throughout her tenure at Pratt and Whitney, Mariana received three project awards, nominations for two company-wide leadership awards and was recognized as a top new hire. 

Prior to Pratt and Whitney, Mariana interned at TEAM Inc. as a project engineer and supported R&D of Carbon Matrix Composite (CMC) deliverables for United Technologies and Pratt & Whitney.

Mariana graduated Summa Cum Laude from Syracuse University in 2022 with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering and a minor in Business. While at Syracuse, Mariana was a member of both the Varsity Women’s Track Team and Alpha Chi Omega Fraternity. Prior to graduation, Mariana was inducted into Sigma Gamma Tau, The National Aerospace Engineering Honors Society for her academic efforts.