Phil Rosebrook Sr. is the managing partner and founder of Business Mentors. He has been an entrepreneur for nearly 5 decades. He earned his BS Degree from Wisconsin State University in Oshkosh. After college, he started three companies in Chicago, including a plumbing and electric company, a swimming pool maintenance company and a swimming pool construction company. These businesses were very successful and allowed him to retire at the age of 33.
During this time he moved to McKenzie Bridge, Oregon and kept busy running a gentleman’s ranch. He also spent time driving a backhoe, 977 Caterpillar, and raising twenty five head of cattle. He became a licensed real estate broker and consultant for several small businesses. He was also very involved in raising his four children and even spent a year as the high school track coach.
In 1988 he purchased a restoration company in Eugene, Oregon to provide a place for the family to work as the kids started college. The company grew from one office to having a regional presence serving much of the Western Part of Oregon with four offices. He served as the President of the Western Chapter of Disaster Kleenup International – and was very involved in the industry on a national level as well as managing the local business.
In 1997 Phil sold the restoration business and started Business Mentors. The business was founded in response to a need for professional advice and assistance in running a restoration company. He has served on the Water Loss Committee Advisory Board.
Phil runs the daily business operations for Business Mentors. He works as a business strategist and assists in putting together a strong business plan. He works on partnership and family business issues and occasionally performs the initial business analysis and develops the long and short term strategies. He is a true mentor for the entrepreneur and not only assists in putting together a plan for business development, but often assists with personal development and growth issues.
Phil has been married to his wife Carol since 1968 and raised three sons and a daughter. He enjoys cigars, is active in his church, enjoys foreign travel and is an avid bike rider. He lives in Eugene, Oregon.