Quency L. Phillips is a proud Chicagoan and Northwestern University alumnus, currently based in Morgan Hill, CA. He is an entrepreneur, public-speaker, writer and influencer with extensive experience in marketing and the management of professional athletes, artists and entertainers.
Also known for his work in community and economic development, he created and managed the engagement framework for the $500M Bay’s Future Fund – at the time the largest displacement fund in the state of California. His work in the nonprofit and public sectors has been focused on the Bay Area’s affordable housing crisis and developing grassroots leadership. Currently, he is the executive director of Joint Venture’s Building Back Better initiative.
He previously lead Community and Development Engagement for Google Development Ventures as part of Google’s $15B Silicon Valley development, and serves as a Board member at Somos Mayfair in San Jose, CA, and the Redwood City Police Activities League in Redwood City, CA. As a Strategic Advisor in philanthropy, he has built Bay Area relationships that include the Fam First Family Foundation, TEAM Inc, and United Tech Cities. He was formerly a member of the Housing Advisory Committee for the City of Gilroy, CA.