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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Blake came to UCA from Southern California where he founded, owned, and operated a service company in the Wireless Communications Industry as a licensed General and Low Voltage Contractor. He is an NWSA(National Wireless Safety Alliance) certified Tower Technician II and previously held the Project Management Professional certification through PMI(Project Management Institute). Blake is an avid outdoorsman that enjoys pond hockey, snowboarding, fishing, hiking, and off-roading during his free time.