Dr. Phil has been diving since he was 10 years old and hasn’t turned back. His passion for diving has taken him from recreational, to public safety dive teams, to commercial and finally as an Instructor with PADI as well as an Emergency Response Dive Instructor with ERDi, part of TDI/SDI. Originally started by Ken Barrick in 2002, Phil joined met and started with the company in 2008 and he took over ownership in 2016 and looks forward to expanding business. His other activities include sky diving, flying planes, jet skiing, swords swallowing and fire eating. He is a Lieutenant at the Bowleys Quarters Volunteer Fire Company and is on their Marine Emergency Team. He also works part time as a flight paramedic with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. As a Doctor of Science he also owns Consultology, a healthcare IT consulting firm.