Phillip is an OKC area native and graduated from Edmond Memorial High School in 1997 and from Oklahoma State in 2001 with a B.S. in Business Administration. Parks has worked in the building materials industry since 2002 in various roles including Outside Sales, Sales Manager, and Market Manager. He started his career in Dallas, TX before returning to the Oklahoma market in 2010 working in both Oklahoma City and Tulsa. He and his wife, Lindsay, have been married since 2003 and have one son, Davis. In his spare time, he enjoys cycling, outdoor activities, and family adventures.