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Managing Associate 


Phillip Petree

Managing Associate

Phillip joined Isaacson, Miller in 2006 and serves a variety of clients—primarily in human services and higher education—in searches for a range of senior leadership functions. Representative clients include Amherst College (MA); Cardinal Cushing Centers (MA); Connecticut Institute for the Blind, dba Oak Hill (CT); Chimes International (MD); EARTH University (Costa Rica); Harvard Business School (MA); and University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration (IL). Prior to his work in executive search, Phillip spent a significant portion of his career in education, first as a teacher and then as an administrator in an independent secondary school in suburban Boston. He has been active for many years in community organizations and currently serves on the board of a school for indigent children in Honduras.




  • BA/BS, University of Tennessee
  • MA, Boston College