24 Years of Experience
ISA Certified Arborist
Certified Line Clearance Tree Trimmer
Approved TCIA ASTI trainer
Past President of the Georgia Arborist Association
Resistograph Technician Certified
Phillip is a Lead Instructor for NATS, a position he has held since 2009. In addition to his work with NATS, Phillip is a contract climber and owner of Samara Tree Preservation and Training based in Washington state. He serves as the head judge of the North American Tree Climbing Championship (2014-present) and the Aerial Rescue International Tree Climbing Championship (2013-present), and served as the head technician of the Georgia Arborist Association Tree Climbing Championship (2009-2013).