Teresita Phillips

Teresita “Terry” Phillips

National Assistant Secretary

Teresita (Terry) Phillips was born in New York City, born of Cuban parents who left the island seeking a better life. Teresita has more than three decades of experience as a corporate executive in international and domestic markets with an extensive background. She has held various roles, including controller, HR Director, Vice President, Government Auditor (FDIC/RTC), and Finance Manager. Teresita graduated from High School at the age of 15 with 24 college credits, was asked to deliver the College Commencement Speech. She earned her bachelor’s degree with Magna Cum Laude honors and a Master’s in business accounting with Cum Laude honors. Teresita (Terry) Phillips has over 30 years of experience as a corporate executive and earned a master’s degree in Accounting.

Teresita’s passions away from work include her relationship with God, spending time with her husband, enjoying time with her grandchildren, and traveling the world. She has lived in NYC, California, Spain, Puerto Rico, Palm Beach, Miami, and Orlando. Teresita’s event expertise has been used to coordinate the Luis Palau crusade in the Miami Orange Bowl (95’), where 15K-16K people attended nightly for the four-day event. Teresita directed, trained, and mobilized 90% of Miami’s Spanish-speaking churches (within a one-year preparation for the event) and managed a total of 16 different teams for the weeklong Hispanic event. Teresita also planned and coordinated the School life National conference in West Palm Beach, FL (13’) and the 4th of July Concert in Port Saint Lucie, FL (03’).

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