Small Biz HR columnist
Phillips is founder and managing partner of Phillips & Associates, a Carmel human resource and management consulting company founded in 1994. He holds an MBA from the University of Illinois as well as several professional certifications. He belongs to the Human Resource Association of Central Indiana, the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists and the Johnson County Employee Relations Resources Association. Phillips also is a trustee for a $1.5 billion multi-employer retirement plan, participates in various community service organizations, serves as a coach, instructor and mentor for human resource professionals and contributes articles and information to various publications.