About Phil

Phil’s eclectic journey through theater and life has taught him that achieving professional and personal success requires the combined passions of creativity, innovative thinking, and working in an environment that recognizes the value of good-old, serious fun.

Drawing on 35 years of acting, directing, writing, and teaching, Phil connects with an audience through his effective use of dynamic storytelling and insightful humor, allowing them to learn while they laugh. His delivery of a powerful message will inspire and motivate everyone to reach their highest heights, their loftiest visions, and their impossible dreams.

Phil knows how to take the stage and connect with his audience, providing them with meaningful training experiences they will take back to their jobs as well as use in their personal lives. He mentors with enthusiasm and knowledge, guiding the group to strengthen and elevate their leadership skills.

In addition to being an award-winning television writer for the Nashville Now show on TNN, Phil has written 13 musicals, most recently the musical Fatherhood, about, well – fatherhood. In his books, Play Hard Have Fun: A Philosophy For Life and Take the Stage: 64 Leadership Lessons Learned Through Theatre, Phil shares creative insights and practical lessons that will give his audience fresh and ‘blow-up-the-box’ solutions to help transform a company’s culture and redefine creative, leadership practices.

The Fountain City News (Wi) wrote that Phil’s audience sat “Spellbound. The program held one’s attention so completely that you could hear a pin drop in the room. No one wanted it to end.”

Phil would love to share his philosophy and experiences with your company.