Mark Phillips Jr. has been a resident of Columbus for the past 11 years. Councilman Phillips is married with three children. In 1996, Councilman Phillips graduated cum laude from Wofford College in Spartanburg, SC with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Economics. Currently, Councilman Phllips is a Retirement Income Specialist and Insurance Agent with New York Life.
In his spare time, Councilman Phillips has a passion for playing Golf and is a basketball coach for his church league. Councilman Phillips and his family attends church at the Gowensville First Baptist Church.
Councilman Phillips ran for council because he wanted to get involved with the community. He felt this was a great way to help the Town of Columbus grow economically. Councilman Phillips would love to see the town become more expressive aestetically and show our love for our "Small Town".