Phil has 16 years experience in the IT division at St. Lawrence University, including 5 years as a PC repair technician and 3 years as a network technician, and now serves as the Manager of Network Infrastructure. A very self-motivated individual, Phil believes in self education and utilizing specific learning opportunities as primary sources for technology skill development. Among his most important contributions to date, Phil has orchestrated a wireless network design and deployment for St. Lawrence. Utilizing Cisco hardware and Microsoft servers, a "zero configuration" guest access network and a "no software installs" secure authenticated network were implemented. Most recently, Phil has migrated the wireless network to the Cisco Lightweight Access Point infrastructure with Microsoft Certificate Services for the secure authentication.
A native of the NY North Country, Phil's recreational interests include sporting clays shooting, riding ATVs and ice fishing. Phil also devotes time to St. Lawrence Athletics, providing technology support, fish-line timing for track and WEB broadcasting of sporting events.