About Tony

Tony Phillips founded KPD in 2013 following nearly 20 years of experience in San Diego’s nonprofit industry, holding positions in operations, development and administration. Tony earned a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from San Diego State University and a master’s degree in philosophy from California State University Long Beach and worked in academia in a number of teaching and non-teaching roles for several years prior to starting his non-profit career. He has worked as a grant writer and nonprofit executive in San Diego County since 1995 with a year-long hiatus in 2008, during which he spent a semester at China’s Hunan...