Phil says he knows now he picked the wrong career path because he never settled anywhere until he started writing fiction. During a twenty-year career in the Navy, he rewrote several ship's operation manuals and other instructions, went on to work for a Virginia State Delegate, sold booze at Virginia ABC as Chief Administrator, and worked several years writing proposals and conducting financial analyses in support of government contractors. After leaving the service he taught Principles of Accounting and eventually became a university administrator. Phil is now retired from everything except writing. And WVU is where he concentrates his online interaction.
Phil is a graduate of Saint Leo University (BA), Old Dominion University (MSAccounting), and Golden Gate University (MBA).