Bert O Phillips

Senior Strategist, Brand Communication

Bert’s point of view as a consultant starts with a simple idea: Work should mean something. Driven by this philosophy, he’s helping brands tell more authentic stories—stories that inspire.

Has worked with:

  • American Express
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Gartner
  • Hudson Group

Is an expert in:

  • Helping organizations clarify and articulate a unique, ownable purpose
  • Crafting strategies, experiences and messages with the power to simplify—and the power to move
  • Focusing on people: Understanding what a team really needs to tell compelling stories

Wants you to know:

  • B.A. in poetry writing, Wake Forest University
  • Reformed corporate defense lawyer
  • Was told by his JV basketball coach he would be called “Skillet, because you have hands like frying pans.”

Ideas: