Phillip is active in Toyota Trail Riders, the Dallas/Ft. Worth area off-road club. He has attended a number of organized off-roading events since 2011, and most recently has outfitted his 4Runner for overlanding. He keeps up with 4Runner-speak by being active on multiple 4Runner and Toyota truck forums.
To fund his hobby and motorsport interests, Phillip works as a Software Engineer Senior Manager for a telecom company. Despite the cost of his hobbies, his wife, Cynde, has stayed by his side for 20 years. They have three sons, who enjoy off-roading with dad. Phillip’s photography has been featured in Toyota Trails, Astronomy, Astronomy Now, and Sky & Telescope magazines as well as ABCnews.com, NASA APOD, BBC Television, and SpaceWeather.com.