Phillip is the current co-owner and President of Blount Discount Pharmacy, Inc. located in the Maryville and Alcoa communities of East Tennessee. In 1983 Phillip graduated from Samford University School of Pharmacy with a B.S. in Pharmacy. He is active in combatting drug abuse in the community and was awarded the Substance Abuse Prevention Action Team 2015 Prevention Innovation Award. In 2013 he was named the recipient of the NCPA Pharmacy Safety Award and currently serves as secretary of the Tennessee Society of Independent Pharmacists.