Philip has a wealth of experience in career planning, having worked in the career and admissions offices at George Mason University, George Washington University, and Virginia Commonwealth University. Philip has worked with hundreds of students to help launch their careers in a range of industries. At George Mason, Philip was repeatedly recognized for his efforts to promote diversity in the workplace. He was the recipient of the “Pillar Award,” which is given to a GMU staff member who best supports Black students. Philip was the Vice President of Engagement for GMU’s Black Alumni Chapter, the faculty advisor for GMU’s NAACP chapter, and advisor to the Iota Alpha Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Philip has a M.Ed. in Career Counseling from George Mason University and a B.A. from James Madison University. In his spare time he runs Positive Philter, a podcast about how to infuse positive thinking into everyday life.