christopher consultants, ltd.


david “bum” phillips, p.e.

group leader/associate

Bum Phillips is a Group Leader and Associate in our Suburban Land Division with over 22 years of experience. In this role he manages engineering analysis and design, and coordinates planning, surveying and drafting project tasks. Bum works with both our public and sector clients, with an emphasis on projects within Loudoun County, providing the highest level of professional services.

Bum is a 1984 graduate of the Virginia Military Institute. He was a Huey Pilot for the United States Marine Corps for 24 years, serving two combat tours in Iraq. He has two children with his wife of 27 years. In his free time, Bum enjoys woodworking, golf, running, and other outdoor sports.