Mark Phillips

Title: Council Member

Municipality: Town of Columbus

Position Interested In: Elected Official - At Large

Tell us why you would like to serve in a leadership position at the League. In particular, specify goals you would like to accomplish as an officer or board member and indicate how, if attained, they will help to achieve Vision 2030 – the League’s future vision of how cities and towns will operate in 2030.

I would like to expound my knowledge and abilities as a leader in the town of Columbus. I would like to learn how other places have successes and teach what others about Columbus.

Tell us about your experience as a municipal official. You may want to include information on your service on the municipal governing body, other related boards and special areas of interest.

I am on my third term as a councilman. I won a seat in 2015, 2017, and 2019. I have had a very good working relationship with town employees and most other council members and mayors.

Tell us about your educational background, professional experience, and/or community or civic activities. 

I have a B.A Degree from Wofford College (I graduated cum laude). I have always worked in financial services and am currently employed as a Financial Services Professional with New York Life. Other activities I have been involved with include coaching youth sports, former member of planning board in Columbus, and I am presently a Deacon at my church. I also serve on the board for Isothermal Planning and Development Commission.

Have You Participated in Any NCLM Events or Committees?

Please provide any other information you would like the Nominations Committee to consider.

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