John Phillips is the Director of Human Resources with Montaplast of North America, Inc located in Frankfort, Kentucky.  John is responsible for the human resource functions of all 900 employees at the facility.  Specifically, he oversees recruitment, employee relations, payroll benefits, training, plant security, safety, and organizational development.​​

John is a former Kentucky Army National Guard.  He is currently the Secretary for the Bluegrass Workforce Innovation Board.  In addition, he championed Kentucky’s first private “Don’t Text & Drive” campaign and is a member of several organizations, including: Advisory Committee for the Kentucky Community & Technical College System, Red Cross, and Salvation Army. He also assists with food and homeless shelters in the area.

John is a native of the Bluegrass Region. He attended Eastern Kentucky University, where he majored in Criminal Justice and Police Administration. Born and raised in Frankfort, John and currently resides in Lexington where he lives with his wife, Rhonda.  John also has two children, Jason and Mitch and two grandchildren London and Lake.

John Phillips
Executive Committee
Secretary