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Interest

Canucks Fan, Running, Tennis

Custom

Charitable Activities

BC Civil Liberties Association, BC Cancer Association, Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity

Summary

As Director of ADDC Homes Ltd., Phil Garrow leads a Canadian home-building business that has garnered multiple awards for quality and design. Formerly known as Aliant Development Corp., the West Vancouver company has completed residential projects with market values ranging from $25,000 to upwards of $2 million. During his four-year tenure, Phil Garrow has adhered to the builder’s mission, which advocates delivering a cost-conscious, unique, turn-key product. Before accepting his present post, Phil Garrow spent seven years with Progressive Search Corp, in Vancouver, as Director of Sales and Service. During this time, he worked closely with clients who represented a range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, technology, telecommunications, consumer products, retail packaged goods, and financial services. He strived to carefully identify their core requirements before matching them to an appropriate candidate. He proved adept at placing professionals in the early stages of their careers as well as seasoned executives. Between 1997 and 2001, Phil Garrow performed as National Account Manager with Drake International, a staffing firm in Vancouver. Charged with generating new business on a national and regional level, he boosted revenues in the Vancouver market by more than 150 percent during a 16-month period. Earlier, he worked in the Vancouver office of Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Hired as a Management Trainee, he was promoted to Assistant Manager and, later, Branch Manager, where he was responsible for the profitability of a $1.5 million operation. In his leisure time, Phil Garrow enjoys playing tennis and running. During hockey season, he follows his favorite NHL team, the Vancouver Canucks.

Work experience

Jan 2008Present

Director

ADDC Homes Ltd.

Education

Jan 1990Jan 1993

BA

Southwestern University