Phil started in the jewelry industry in 1982 in Alamogordo, NM. He ran successful stores in New Mexico, Los Angeles, and Indiana before moving into multi-store supervision in 1998. His positions of upper management included stores in Texas, Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, South Dakota, Kansas, and West Virginia. After years on the road, he took a step back in his career and again focused on single store management and settled in Indiana.Phil has 5 children and 7 grandchildren. His wife Abbie works with him at the store. Phil is a bonsai enthusiast and amateur guitarist and drummer. He is also does woodworking at home.