Executive Vice President
John has served in operations, estimating, and data analytics at Phillips since 2004. Son of Shealia Hearn, John has been around the printing industry his whole life. He received his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Vanderbilt University. Thereafter, John worked in the construction industry in Chicago, IL, as a project manager constructing commercial buildings. As President of Phillips, John adds a tremendous amount of mechanical expertise and vision for the company to grow through continuously improving processes, equipment, and capabilities. He also holds a rare certification as a G7 Master to oversee color management at Phillips. When he isn’t busy fine-tuning operations, John enjoys raising his two kids, biking, fishing, and kayaking on Old Hickory Lake.