Director of Operations
Phil grew up in Kelowna and joined the Canadian Armed Forces attending Royal Roads Military College. Phil served with the Royal Canadian Air Force for 25 years as an Air Combat Systems Officer (ACSO), accumulating over 3500 flying hours on the CC130 and CT142 aircraft. He conducted operational missions, including Search & Rescue and Strategic Transport in Canada and overseas supporting deployed Canadian and allied troops.
Phil spent four years on an exchange tour with the United States Air Force in Denver, Colorado supporting Air Force Space Command. He served as a Mission Crew Commander, Chief of Operations Training and Director of Operations. In addition, Phil completed tours at 1 Canadian Air Division, National Defence Headquarters and instructing new ACSOs at the Canadian Forces Air Navigation School.
After leaving the service, Phil continued his career as a Director of Operations in the aviation industry leading a team providing avionics hardware and software solutions to a variety of commercial and government operators to improve their operations and capabilities.
Phil joined ATG in April 2019, and will leverage his aviation experience and people management skills to provide efficiencies and value to Aircraft Maintenance stakeholders engaged with ATG.