Phillip Wm. Fisher, Vice-Chair
Founder of Mission Throttle, Phillip Fisher is leading culture change to accelerate the evolution of philanthropy. As a capitalist and philanthropist, he is leading sustainable strategies to connect, collaborate and deploy effective capitalistic solutions to accelerate community resources and impact.
Mr. Fisher's experiences span both for-impact and for-profit organizations. He is Vice Chairman of the Max M. and Margorie S. Fisher Foundation and serves on the board and Investment Committee of The Fisher Group. He is also the Chairman Emeritus of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, a Board and Investment Committee member of the Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan ("CFSEM"), a board member on the Council of Michigan Foundations and Chair of the Impact Investing Commmittee, a board member/officer of the United Jewish Foundation of Metropolitan Detroit. Additionally, he serves on the board of organizations including the United Way of Southeastern Michigan, Starfish Family Services. He is also the member of the Children's Leadership Council of Michigan, Dean's Advisory Council for the Fisher School of Business at The Ohio State University and a National Council Member for the Skandalaris Center at Washington University in St. Louis.
Mr. Fisher served as principle of The Fisher Group for over a quarter-century. The Fisher Group is a single family office serving the asset management needs for the four generations of the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher family. Mr. Fisher was Chairman of the Board of Durakon Industries during the 1990's and headed the sale of the company to Littlejohn in 1999. He was also a board member of Charter One Bank for over seven years before it was purchased by Royal Bank of Scotland. Additionally, Mr. Fisher served on the Investment Committees of the Jewish Foundations of North America, Detroit Country Day School and Jewish Foundation of Metropolitan Detroit. In 2008, he served on Governor Snyder's Early Childhood Task Force. He has served as Executive Committee member of the New Economy Initiative, an initiative of CFSEM.