Dean's Advisory Council: Phillip William Fisher
Founder of Mission Throttle, Phillip Fisher is leading culture change to accelerate the evolution of philanthropy. As a capitalist and philanthropist, he believes there are sustainable strategies to connect, collaborate and deploy effective capitalistic solutions.
Mr. Fisher's experiences span both for-impact and for-profit organizations. He is Vice Chairman of the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation and serves on the board and Investment Committee of The Fisher Group. Mr. Fisher is also the Chairman 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 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, The Henry Ford and Starfish Family Services. He is also a member of the Dean's Advisory Council for Fisher College 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 Durakon during the 1990's and headed the sale of the company to Littlejohnin1999. He was also a board Member of Charter One Bank for over seven years. 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 (Chair). In 2008, he served on Governor Snyder's Early Childhood Task Force. He has served as an Executive Committee member of the New Economy Initiative, an initiative of CFSEM and was a Board member of the Community Investment Support Fund.