Phil has worked as a consultant, executive coach, and communications facilitator for over 35 years with families of wealth, business organizations, and executives and their teams.
Phil builds the capacity of his clients to better motivate and manage themselves – particularly in challenging or stressful situations. He expands their emotional intelligence, strengthens their physical ability to stay calm and thoughtful in the midst of conflict and change, and teaches them specific language for creating new possibilities, powerful relationships, and satisfying futures.
Phil works with his clients – both families and individuals to give them the ability to better observe and manage their internal conversations, to more effectively listen and speak to others, and to take more productive action with others. At the same time, he helps them to more consistently align their thinking, language, and actions to create more satisfying relationships and lives.
Phil has always been fascinated to learn what it takes for people to work together to be more productive as a group while being more satisfied as individuals. During his career he has worked with small to large family owned franchises, as well as large cap companies such as Capital One Financial, Microsoft, American Express, Smith Barney, and EF Hutton, and international firms such as: ABB in Sweden, Agip Petroli in Italy and Ontario Hydro in Canada.
Phile has designed and conducted consulting engagements working with senior executives and leaders from around the world to improve organizational productivity within a wide range of industries. Programs have included: culture change, executive team development, business process improvement, service quality improvements, and leadership development.
Phil started his career as a professional balloonist in New York City. He currently lives with his wife and two daughters in Marin County, California.