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Dean's Advisory Council: Phillip William Fisher

Since 1974, Phillip William Fisher has been a principal of The Fisher Group in Southfield, Michigan. He is also Chairman of Edcor Data Services located in Pontiac, Michigan.

Mr. Fisher's philanthropic involvements are varied. He is a board member of the Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan, and a board member and officer of the United Jewish Foundation/Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. He serves on the Investment Committee of the United Jewish Charities in New York City. Mr. Fisher also serves on the board and as Vice Chairman of Starfish Family Services, a nonprofit agency focusing on strengthening families and creating brighter futures for their children. He also serves on the boards of the Max M. and Marjorie Fisher Foundation and Support Foundation.

As an active advocate for increasing AIDS awareness, Mr. Fisher was appointed by Michigan's Governor Engler to serve as a member of the Commission on Risk Reduction and AIDS awareness. He was a board member of Detroit County Day School for almost two decades where he served as an Executive Committee member and chaired the Development Committee. In the 1990s, he served as Chairman of Durakon Industries located in Lapeer, Michigan and Board Member of Charter One Bank, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

Mr. Fisher is married to Lauren Thomas Fisher and they have five children. His hobbies include flying, motorcycling, tennis and skiing.