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Phillip J. Wise Jr.

Vice President, Operations and Development

Phil WisePhillip Wise is vice president of operations and development at The Carter Center. Before joining the Center's staff in 1994, Mr. Wise was deputy chief of staff to the governor of Florida and has been executive vice president and corporate secretary of a diversified financial institution based in Florida. During Jimmy Carter's presidency, Mr. Wise was appointments secretary to President Carter; he also served in Mr. Carter's gubernatorial administration in Georgia. Mr. Wise holds a bachelor's degree in industrial management from Georgia Institute of Technology.