Dean Phillips is an advocate for clean air and clean energy.
Phillips is a lifelong entrepreneur who has previously worked at start-up company that produced cycling apparel and equipment and at Talenti Gelato, which he helped build into the largest gelato brand in the country. He has also served as CEO of his family’s business, Phillips Distilling Company.
As a representative, Phillips will protect the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, as well as other public lands and national monuments. He will work to fight against invasive species that threaten our waterways and to oppose the rollbacks of environmental protections by the Trump Administration.
Phillips joins after defeating Representative Erik Paulsen, who earned a 16% lifetime score on LCV’s National Environmental Scorecard.
In his own words:
“Protecting our clean air and water — and taking meaningful action on climate change — will be among my top priorities if elected.”
Source: LCVAF Press Release.