John McPhillips

Senior Associate

After graduating from Iona College with a BBA in Marketing, John worked in Manhattan for over 30 years. As an Area Manager in the Business Services industry. He was responsible for managing back-office operations for some of the largest law firms and Corporations, include The National Football League (NFL) and The National Basketball Association (NBA) During this time John had upwards of 200 employees working for him at as many as 20 locations. His responsibilities included, P & L, total client satisfaction, and operations. He saved his clients millions of dollars though cost saving initiatives and creating efficient processes using his Six Sigma Green Belt training.

In 2017 John left the Business Services industry to become the General Manager of a 2-million-dollar Fire, Water, Mold Restoration company. Over the next 5 years, under his leadership, that company grow into a 7.5-million-dollar business. John did this by taking his 30 years of business experience and applying it to the restoration business. John grew the business from 1 to 3 locations. He grown staff from 8 employees to 30 while increasing level of service and customer satisfaction. In addition, John, established field, and technical services policies and practices and wrote the company’s operations manual. In addition to operations John also was responsible for the Sales team John hired, trained, and managed a team went for zero revenue to over $850,000 in one year. John was also responsible for all HR functions.

John went on to say, “It’s inspiring to be able to work with a brilliant and dynamic person like Steve. We embrace the diversity and bring our backgrounds and perspectives together to come up with excellent ideas and best practices. The work is exciting and meaningful. I’m proud to be a part of GNA!

John lives in Orange County NY with his wife of 39 years and Daughter. John’s son is married and lives in Orlando FL. In his spare time John enjoys spending time with friends and family, sports and volunteers with his church and local organizations.