Mike Phillips is a natural leader who has honed his abilities to lead, motivate and develop top performing teams and individuals. His passion for results is coupled with the creativity to find new ways to solve problems, increase efficiencies, and successfully implement new programs, following through to completion.
With a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration Mike has more than 15 years’ experience in operations, training, financial services, marketing, public safety, and promotions. He has held P&L responsibility and achieved outstanding results in revenue, profitability, and employee development and retention. As a General Manager, he increased sales revenues by over 32%.
Mike is an award-winning manager chosen to train and develop future managers. He was honored by being selected as a “Field Faculty” member, training more than 1,000 in a four-state region over 36 months. His own facility was informally referred to as the “training store” because so many of his well-trained employees were recruited and promoted within the organization. In a high turn-over environment, he was able to increase employee retention an amazing 71%.
Starting up a new operation or program is one of Phillips’ strengths, whether at the behest of the company or based on his own vision for innovative improvements. As a representative in the financial industry he developed and introduced a new employee benefit program that resulted in 50 new clients within six months.
Mike Phillips’ experience includes more than a decade with McCamm Management Company (dba. McDonald’s), work as a Registered Representative with New York Life, and a stint in law enforcement. In college, he had an Internship with the Small Business Administration (SBA).
Currently an Arizona resident, Mike Phillips grew up and worked for many years in the Midwest, Kansas and Missouri. He brings those heartland values to anything he does.