Michael C. Phillip

Entrepreneur of Life

The entrepreneur is the person who assumes the responsibility for a creative task, not as an assigned role, a routine function, or an inherited duty, but as a venture of faith, including risk and danger, in order to bring into the world something new and profitable to humankind. Called in this sense, and answering such a call by rising to it in faith, entrepreneurs of life use their talents and resources to be fruitful and bring added value into the world - quite literally making the invisible visible, the future present, the ideal real, the impossible an achievement, the desired an experience, the status quo dynamic, and the dream a fulfillment. - Os Guinness


Michael C. Phillip holds a B.S.B in Accounting and Operations Management from Indiana University, with an honorary minor in the History of Rock 'n' Roll. Originally from the western suburbs of Chicago, he moved back to the city after college and spent three years working as a CPA for a large public accounting firm in their real estate assurance practice. In 2010, he moved to Maryland and entered the nonprofit sector, where he became the Director of Operations for a boutique nonprofit on Maryland's Eastern Shore. After three years on the Chesapeake, Michael returned home to Chicago. He currently lives in Chicago's South Loop neighborhood.

Michael is the founder and CEO of Votimo, a social platform that enables people to share their voice, time, and money concerning the causes they care about most. You can follow him on Twitter @michaelcphillip.

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