Phil was born in Arkansas, then moved 8 times before graduating High School in Great Falls Montana. Heavily influenced by a chaplain (USAF) Father and then the Viet Nam war, Phil entered service as a USAF pilot, gaining experience flying single seat aircraft, the A7 and A10.
Career moves included entrepreneurial experience owning and operating a 9 store restaurant chain; President of an international Christian Charity bookshop chain; defense contractor for the Saudi Air Force; direct marketing business and international airline captain. He has extensive experience as a speaker, coach and now author, detailing his varied experiences in a fun and lively manner. He continues to write and is actively engaged in new entrprenuerial activities.
He and wife Monica live in the Arizona. He has a son and 3 grandchildren.