Iris Phillips is the CEO and founder of Grace Federal Solutions, specializes in providing quality staff and support services to our Federal, State, and Local government, as well as the private and commercial sectors.
Ms. Phillips is a seasoned professional with extensive experience in project management, business development, human resources management, and has more than 15 years’ experience in healthcare service administration. She has held various healthcare administrative and management positions that include evaluating that staffing requirements and capacity are commensurate with departmental needs, recruiting, hiring and establishing work standards.
She currently directs the activities of Grace Federal Solutions, LLC to ensure efficiency and economy of operations, on time and accurate delivery of contractual requirements, development and execution of business strategies, and maximum profits.
GRACE was recognized and featured in the Small Business Administration (SBA) SBTDC/PTAC March 2012 Newsletter in its “success story” section for its accomplishments as a WOSB in providing quality and dependable services to its government and commercial clients.
Ms. Phillips has decades of experience with developing and managing similar work at Military Treatment Facilities and large academic teaching hospitals.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES
- Program Management
- Project Management
- Federal Contracting Rules and Regulations
- Team Building
- Talent Acquisition
- Recruitment and Retention
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
More than 15 years of experience
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Healthcare and Public Policy Cohort
North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC
Upcoming Speaking Event
Iris Phillips will be a featured panelist at the 2020 Capital Minority Enterprise Development Week (MEDWeek) on Friday, October 30, 2020 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. This will be a virtual event. The theme of this year’s event is “Pivoting – Diversifying in the Midst of a Pandemic.” For more info email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the Press
Iris Phillips started her firm with her own money, and though she found it difficult to secure future financing, she’s built a sizable presence. Read “The Promise Of: How founder built 200-person firm and charted choppy financial waters” by By Connie Gentry Reporter, Triangle Business Journal.
Defense Alliance of North Carolina