Who We Are- P25 Division




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Phil joined the Utah Communication Authority as the Radio Network Division Director in August of 2022. Phil started his career when he was 14 years old volunteering at the local computer shop in Kaysville, UT where he still lives today. Since then, he has built a unique combination of leadership, engineering, and IT background with 17 years of experience in the defense handheld radio business. Phil has traveled the world designing and implementing radio and network systems to address communications needs for the US DoD and other world governments. Phil has proved himself as a leader and innovator in business. He was selected to lead a team of Product Managers where his team defined roadmaps and lead projects that improved product capabilities for situational awareness and safety of military personnel. Phil is dedicated to bringing the same level of dedication and skill to UCA’s stakeholders and public safety agencies.






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Eric has been in the Telecom industry for over 25 years and has a broad spectrum of knowledge he brings to the table. He started in 1995 as an installer, but his talent quickly moved him to bigger and better things. He spent many years building and maintaining broadcast, doppler, and weather monitor towers. Eric’s career spanned through many industries including wind farms, cellular, radio, microwave, traffic link systems, and large-scale camera systems. He is also expert in tower design, manufacturing, and raw land builds. Eric grew up on a farm in South Dakota, and now lives in Utah with his wife and 3 children. He has a love for the outdoors. Outside of work you may catch him scuba diving, ice fishing, or tending livestock. Eric is truly a man of many talents, and a huge value to the UCA family.