Phil Montgomery
Summit County Department of Job and Family Services

Phil is the chief financial officer for the Summit County Department of Job & Family Services. Throughout his career, Phil has worked with various organizations in the manufacturing, telecommunication, public accounting and government sectors. In addition to his role with the Akron Children's Museum, Phil is board chair of the Gay Community Endowment Fund (GCEF), a board member of the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition, steering committee member of Akron Pride Festival, and an emeritus board member of the Community AIDS Network/Akron Pride Initiative (CANAPI). Phil is a 2011 alumni member of Torchbearers and a graduate of Leadership Akron Class 31. In addition, he is a 2013 recipient of the 30 for the Future Award from the Greater Akron Chamber and the 2018 recipient of the Torchbearers Distinguished Alumni Award. He is also a former member of Akron City Council. Phil lives in Highland Square with his husband, Andrew, and their children, Brooklynn and Adrionna.