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Philip Anderson

OMHR 5011 - The Diverse Workforce

Phillip P. Anderson currently serves as the Manager of Diversity & Engagement for Sikorsky Aircraft, a division of United Technologies Corporation.  His responsibilities include strategic diversity leadership, managing Sikorsky's employee network groups, and administering the annual employee survey and employing engagement best practices across the enterprise.  Prior to the diversity and engagement role, Phil was the staffing specialist for the Operations group.

During his career, Phil has worked in a diverse set of industries including human resources consulting, not-for-profit and hazardous waste management.  Most recently he served as a Job Market Consultant with Lee Hecht Harrison, where he assisted job seekers with market intelligence and corporations with acquiring exceptional talent.  Similarly as the INROADS/Fairfield Westchester Counties, Inc.'s Operations Manager, he advised talented minority youth in navigating the launch of their careers into corporate America. For the past ten years he has served as a training specialist for the Anti-Defamation League at high schools, college campuses and workplaces in the State of Connecticut. 

Mr. Anderson earned his Master of Science degree in Organizational Management and Human Resources Development from Manhattanville College and his Bachelor of Arts degree in history from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was recognized for his student leadership by being inducted to the Sphinx Honor Society. Recently, he was chosen as the Business Coordinator of the Year by the INROADS New England Region for outstanding service to Sikorsky's INROADS interns and employees. Phil is the past diversity chair of the Southern Connecticut chapter of the Society Human Resources Management and former board member of the Volunteer Center of Southwestern Fairfield County.  He has volunteered with many community organizations over the years including the Special Olympics, Habitat for Humanity and the Women's Business Development Center.