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Phillips Bio

Keith Phillips

Keith Phillips is a native of New Jersey, graduating from Point Pleasant Boro High School in 1978. He received a B.A. from Butler University in 1982 majoring in psychology. Keith worked in retail management for 5 years after graduation before entering the publications business in 1987. Keith helped start two publications early in his career; Cash Book magazine, a coupon magazine in the Indianapolis area and Indianapolis Weekly Update, a weekly tabloid newspaper targeting households with high income. Keith has been with Indianapolis Monthly since 1991 starting as an account executive [91-97], advertising director [97-00], associate publisher [00-03], and currently as publisher.

Keith is involved in a variety of organizations serving on a number of boards and committees including: Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis, Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, City and Regional Magazine Association, American Society of Interior Designers/Indiana Chapter.

Keith lives in Indianapolis with his wife, Virginia and their four children, Evan, Andrea, Eric, and Alyse.