Phil is the vice president and service committee chair for the Arlington chapter of the Master Naturalists, a position he's held since 2015. He also serves on the Urban Forestry Commission.
He spent more than 30 years working in finance positions with banks and the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity. Growing up, Phil called Bethesda, MD home. Now, he lives in Arlington, VA, backed up against one of its larger wooded parks. He is also a full-time birder starting at just five years old.
Phil has a B.S. from Duke University.