Quency L. Phillips - Women's Foundation California

Quency L. Phillips


Founder & Executive Director, Lighthouse Silicon Valley

Board Member

Quency L. Phillips is based between the Bay Area and Central Valley, leading regional initiatives aimed at economic emancipation. A renowned author, visionary and speaker, he has been building brands and cultivating communities for nearly 25 years; his brand is in a league of its own. Strong relationships and recognition for brand innovation in sports, philanthropy and not-for-profits have shaped his career. As Founder and Executive Director for Lighthouse Silicon Valley, Phillips oversees a network of over 150 organizations united to bring justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion to the region. Prior to this, he worked as part of Google Development Ventures’ $15B development, LISC Bay Area, and helped establish the $500M Bay’s Future Fund. Over his dynamic career he has established relationships across business, entertainment, and sports – including the NBA, WNBA and the NFL. As a marketer, he founded Fuzion Marketing Group and Fuzion Artist and Athlete Management, where he helped lead and manage the careers of professional athletes, Broadway stars, and members of the music and entertainment community. A proud Northwestern University graduate, he holds two engineering degrees, and numerous credentials and accolades across industries. He serves as a Board Member for various California-based organizations, as well as being an Association of Black Foundation Executives California Trustee. Born and raised on the south side of Chicago, he credits his strong foundation as a Preacher’s Kid, and forever a #ChicagoKid. He is the proud father of a 2-year old princess who goes by “ZYP”.

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