Phil’s insurance career began in 1990 when he joined the Alfred J. Bell & Grant Insurance company. Over more than 20 years, Phil learned every aspect of General Insurance, to advance to the position of President & CEO of Bell & Grant Insurance.  Beginning in 2012, with the amalgamations of Bell & Grant Insurance, and Goguen Champlain Insurance, then Fraser & Hoyt Insurance in 2014, Phil continues as President & CEO of the combined organization, BF&G Insurance Limited.  As a strong advocate of continuing education in the insurance industry, Phil achieved his Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB) designation in 1993. Over the years, Phil has been actively involved as director on the boards of many organizations such as St. Mary’s University and the Izaak Walton Killam (IWK) Hospital for children. Currently, Phil enjoys spending time as an owner and director of the Halifax Mooseheads hockey team. As a busy professional, Phil still finds time to spend with family and friends and enjoys golfing and boating.