Phillip was born in rural Southern New Mexico and relocated to the Bay Area in 2019 to support his family. He is delighted to be working at PRNSA alongside the National Park Service to be respectful stewards of the beautiful seashore. He is an award-winning nonprofit leader with 11 years of finance knowledge across for-profit entertainment, nonprofit, and higher education sectors. Phillip was previously the Executive Director at Intiman Theatre in Seattle, WA, where he played an instrumental role in bringing the organization to financial stability. Phillip holds an MBA from Fordham University and a BA from Indiana University of PA.