Phil Theiler grew up in northern Wisconsin in the small town of Tomahawk, where he developed his love for the outdoors. He attended the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, and graduated with a degree in Forestry. He worked for 34 years with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources as a Forester and Wildland Firefighter. He and his wife, D’Arcy, have three grown daughters and a golden retriever, Gracie. At Marywood, Phil serves as the Marywood Buildings/Grounds Supervisor.