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Dave Phillippy, President

 

Business Leadership: Dave started his career with Hershey Foods Corporation and during his 16 year tenure there completed a Bachelor program at Eastern College in Organizational Management.

He worked his first 8 years at Hershey Corporation in Information Systems as the System’s Administrator for Hershey’s Chocolate World. He then transferred into Purchasing, Production Planning and Inventory Control for Hershey’s Gift Catalog.  Dave ultimately became an Operations manager and was a key manager involved with all aspects of the Dave's familybusiness with a heavy emphasis in strategic planning. Dave gained additional business training in programs such as Creative Problem Solving, Situational Leadership, Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Process Management, and Targeted Selection.

After 16 successful years with Hershey, including 10 years of higher-level management, under his strategic planning approach his department saw 30% or greater annually in growth.

Dave left his management position at Hershey in 2002 and became a business partner with Jaxxi Products and Design in Draper, Utah. As a business co-owner for a small developing company he was responsible for all aspects of the management and strategic planning. During his 6 years in executive management with Jaxxi the company’s annual revenue grew from $900 K to $8 MM and created a highly effective business infrastructure.

 

Ministry Leadership: Dave served as The Strategic Pastor for The Adventure Church in Draper, UT (700 weekly attendance) from 2009 – 2012 where he was responsible for driving their overall short and long term strategies. He implemented cost saving strategies resulting in recurring annualized savings of over $40K and, in addition, developed budgets, job descriptions and goals for the entire leadership team.

He also has served as a volunteer consultant for the International Network of Children’s Ministries for 5 years in several areas of ongoing ministry leadership and planning and led the INCM board and staff in developing their first strategic plan.

Dave served as an Elder and in direct ministry leadership at Grace Community Church in Sandy, Utah. In addition to his elder responsibilities he and his wife, Joy, also served as the Directors of Children’s ministries.

 

Personal: Dave currently lives in Sandy, Utah with his wife Joy, and their two kids Zachary and Allison.

 

Advisory Board:

Randall Autry
Dave Butts
Debbie Turner
Tom Copeland
Terri Butts

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