Phil Springer is the Executive Director of Trinity Pines Conference Center which serves over 20,000 people from over 500 churches, ministries, and organizations annually. He first learned his love of combining leadership and ministry while earning his BS in Mechanical Engineering at the United States Naval Academy. After working as an executive in the natural gas industry, he responded to God's call to serve as a pastor in Plano (Texas) in 1996. He transitioned in 2001 to lead Trinity Pines Conference Center. In his 30 years of leadership experience, Phil's ministry passion has centered around discipleship through authentic relationships and "doing life together" as expressed in 1 Thess. 2:8.