Tom Phillips is a strategic leader and problem solver with primary focus on municipal infrastructure and land development issues from the perspective of private industry. Throughout his 40-year experience he maintains a firm commitment to health and safety and quality metrics with demonstrated expertise in life-cycle cost analysis, execution planning, contractor claims management, development of public-private partnerships, project planning and scheduling.
Highlighting 40-years as senior manager on major construction and engineering projects are significant projects:
LNG plant project (Chevron) in Australia working for Bechtel Corp where he was bottom-line responsibility for delivery of $4.5 billion in civil scope,
wastewater treatment, desalination (RO) water plants,
city and planned unit development (PUD) master planning and infrastructure,
utility distribution systems and networks,
major transportation projects including highways and bridges,
marine facilities including a major port in Abu Dhabi,
university campus in Pakistan.
Tom spent nearly 2-1/2 decades of his career working and living in 9 countries including Jordan, Egypt, Kuwait, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Philippines and Australia.
While living in Amman, Jordan between 2003 and 2005 Tom served on the school board of the American School and was a board member of a school in Peshawar, Pakistan for the period 1990 - 1992.
Tom is currently employed as a Sr. Project Manager with Lane Construction responsible for leading proposal strategies for major transportation projects in the Hampton Roads area and he is a member of the American Water Works Association.
Mr. Phillips holds a BSBC from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia and he is married to Nadia Phillips for 32 years; they have 3 grown daughters all of whom are graduates of William & Mary.