Phil first experience as a hands-on producer was making funny, award-winning TV commercials for Crunch that were both lowbrow and low-budget. As a Writer and Creative Director at BBDO and he gained experience on much larger scale productions, and then came to oversee all broadcast production as the CD at Pace & Partners and the ECD at DiMassimo Goldstein.
Phil started his career as a copywriter in the late 90s when the Internet was young. They grew up together, and Phil still credits the Internet as one of his biggest influences. Phil has written copy for a wide range of clients and categories over the years at boutique shops like Kangbino, Manifest, Naked, Story, and Amalgamated, as well as global giants like Deutsch, BBH, and Digitas. He has also racked up a nice little pile of awards including an Effie, a Mercury, a few National ADDYs, and 4 appearances in Lürzer's Archive.