Philip joined the Service Thread production team in 2016 after completing five years of service in the United States Marine Corps. During his career with the U.S. Marine Corps, Philip participated in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan in 2013, rose to the rank of Sergeant, and received numerous honors including Battalion Marine of the Quarter and NCO of the quarter for the Battalion, Regiment, and Division.

Philip's leadership training through his military service, his drive, and focus make him an ideal addition to the Service Thread family.

He also participates regularly in half-marathons and other fitness related activities, and has participated in community activities as a volunteer for United Way, American Red Cross, Special Olympics, and Relay for Life.

Philip holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Campbell University.