Phillip began his career in financial services in 2015. Prior to joining Mercer, he did financial planning at a Bay Area firm, where he leveraged his background in teaching to provide clarity to clients as they made financial decisions. He completed the Personal Financial Planning program at the University of California, Berkeley before passing the CFP® exam and becoming a Certified Financial Planner™. He holds the FINRA series 65 license. In his free time, he enjoys cycling and travel, ideally combining the two.