Philip became President of Eckart in March of 2014. Philip began his career at Eckart in 1991 where started at the very bottom, stocking shelves, pulling orders and driving a delivery truck. In the late 90’s Philip was stationed at the Caesar’s Riverboat Casino and Hotel Construction project where he supplied all the electrical and plumbing materials for the project. He then went on to branch management and outside sales.
In 2001 Philip left Eckart and accepted a position at Ready Electric Company as Vice President of Sales. At Ready Electric Philip was responsible for new and existing account development. He then rejoined Eckart in 2004 as Vice President.
He is the son of former President Mike Bennett and grandson of founder Everett R. Eckart. Philip possesses a deep passion for the company and the industry and he is living his dream of following in his father and grandfather’s footsteps.