I am a Father, a Friend, a Husband, a Former NCAA Athlete, a Coach, a Mentor, a Mentee, a Son, an Entrepreneur and an Sales Executive.  I am all of these things, but additionally I am a survivor of years of sexual abuse at the hands of my step-father Ransom Baker Hughes.  I have been able to heal so that I am no longer Playing Hurt in Life (PHIL). I have done this through the principles that I communicate in my keynote addresses, training, and coaching. These principles have made me successful in life so I could 'Thrive not just Survive.'