Lester Phillip, Lt. Commander, USN
Lieutenant Commander Lester Phillip graduated from the Naval Academy in 1985 and became dual-qualified in both Naval Aviation and Surface Warfare. LCDR Phillip served overseas in the Mediterranean, Persian Gulf and the Atlantic. He was awarded two Naval Achievement Medals, Expert Marksman Pistol, Navy Unit Commendation and Sea Service. LCDR Phillip worked in the civilian market in the chemical sector before opening a family business in the late 90’s. He then went back to work in the electrical component industry and traveled around the world as a Program Manager. During the 2010 election cycle, he ran for Congress and although he lost, he gained a wealth of experience. Mr. Phillip currently works for an automotive company and owns a restaurant with his wife.