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Phil Graham is an experienced businessman running for State Assembly to reform the way our state regulates and taxes job creators, while helping to grow California businesses and create new jobs.

After an international business career, which took him throughout the world including seven years in Singapore, Phil turned his focus to life sciences and philanthropy. As an executive at the La Jolla-based Sanford-Burnham Institute, a world-renowned leader in cancer research, Phil helped create and fund medical research for cancer, as well as efforts directed at Wounded Warriors. At the nexus of life sciences and technology, Phil has worked as a catalyst for our North County economy.

North County is growing fast and creating new and diverse jobs. Phil will be a representative in Sacramento who understands our local economy and the important companies driving its growth. Phil is focused on the infrastructure and quality of life issues facing our region, and how to best address them and protect our region.

A graduate of USC’s Marshall School of Business with a Master of Business Administration from Thunderbird School of Global Management, Phil was born and raised in San Diego. He’s volunteered for numerous local causes including the Founders Circle Board of the Preuss School at UCSD, the board of directors for Pedal the Cause, and a guest lecturer at Rady’s School of Management at UCSD.