Philip Blackett

Husband, Father, and Business Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Philip Blackett

Husband, Father, and Business Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

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Inspired by the verse “The enemy comes only to steal, kill and destroy; I came that they may have life and have it more abundantly” (John 10:10), Philip has made it his mission to help people realize their potential, live more abundantly and pay it forward. He is excited to serve as the Business Manager of Cemetery Services, Inc. (CSI)

Before launching his career at CSI, Philip served as a financial advisor and also as the Dean of Operations for a charter school that educated over 200 students in grades 5-8. Philip also worked at a search fund where he searched for a privately held business to acquire and to run as CEO.

Philip spent 3 years at FedEx, where he provided communications support to senior Marketing executives and led the company’s 15 EarthSmart environmental sustainability projects in 14 cities nationwide. He first worked as an Equity Research Analyst for Goldman Sachs, where his Small / Mid Cap team covered over 100 stocks in 10 industries for institutional investors.

Philip is currently pursuing his CFP® designation through Boston University’s Center for Professional Education. He recently passed the CFA Level 1 exam. He earned his MBA from Harvard Business School. He obtained his college degree in Political Science and Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a Morehead-Cain scholar.

Philip lives in Brookline, MA with his wife, Mayra, and their twin daughters, Sofia and Elizabeth. In his free time, Philip enjoys spending time with his family, cheering for his Tar Heels, and developing into a better leader. He is learning how to speak fluently in French, Spanish and Portuguese. He is a supporter of Junior Achievement, YearUp, Boston Children’s Hospital, Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) and the Morehead-Cain Foundation. Philip is a member of City on a Hill Church and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

  • Work
    • Cemetery Services, Inc.
  • Education
    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Harvard Business School