Phil has over 15 years of extensive construction accounting experience on projects throughout Canada and the United States. As Chief Operating Officer, he is responsible for the overall operational and financial strategy of Fortis Group. Phil’s strong combination of strategic business planning and fiscal management guides Fortis Group’s aggressive growth strategy while mitigating risk and managing resources.
Phil leads all facets of the accounting cycle including all job costing, billing, and payment applications and is familiar with all types of contracts. He works closely with both Project Management and Estimating to ensure successful outcomes on all projects. Phil’s unmatched ability to engage and challenge the accounting team increases all internal functions and overall industry knowledge.
As part of the executive team, Phil assists in developing and implementing strategic plans for Fortis Group. Phil’s leadership ability and in-depth industry knowledge breaks down any silos that may exist between departments resulting in a seamless internal project communication process. His proven track record of implementing successful financial management practices throughout the company is a testament to his ability to ensure financial success on any project.
Phil holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Windsor and the designation of Chartered Professional Accountant.