Phillip was born near Youngstown, Ohio and moved to Jacksonville at age 11. Erin grew up near Asheville, North Carolina. Phillip moved to Asheville, North Carolina at age 25 for a corporate sales job before God called him to ministry. Erin and Phillip met at Biltmore Church in Arden, North Carolina, while serving in the student ministry. They have been married for five years and have two beautiful children, Lucca and Emiliana. They love doing things together as a family, enjoy good restaurants, and travel. They desire to build an authentic community and make people feel welcome.
Over the past six years, Phillip has served as the High School Pastor at Biltmore Church in Arden, North Carolina, the Lead Student Pastor at Crossroads Church in Odessa, Texas, and the Next Generation Pastor at Hibernia Baptist Church in Fleming Island, Florida. Phillip has a Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He loves working out, reading, and playing basketball.