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Phillip D. Woolfolk

Keynote & Motivational Speaker

Speaker, Author, Alternative Lender

Phillip is a visionary, entrepreneur, profitability advisor, creative thinker, community builder and strategist. His diverse background covers a broad range of private, public, and non-profit sector roles. Phillip formerly served as the Chief Operations Officer of the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ).

Phillip serves as the Managing Director of Phillip Speaks, LLC focusing on Keynote and Motivational Speaking, and Writing.

The most recent writing project includes the anthology, co-authored with other professionals across the country entitled Triumph In The Trenches, Navigating Success for Black Professionals. Stay tuned for the next project, which will be Volume 2 of Triumph In The Trenches to be released in February of 2025.

He is also the Founder of Main Street Advisory.

Client/Organization Benefits:

  • Clarity of Focus, Thought, and Strategy

  • Focus on impactful activities to drive your organization forward

  • Remove fear and the Analysis Paralysis Pitfall

  • Think, Act, Manifest

  "Decide To Be Unstoppable." ~ Phillip D. Woolfolk

Phillip D. Woolfolk African American Chamber of Commerce
Phillip D. Woolfolk Main Street Advisory
Phillip D. Woolfolk Tang Soo Do Alliance


Prior to joining the AACCNJ Staff in 2021, Phillip served for approximately 4 ½ years as the Board Treasurer, while operating his consulting practice Main Street Advisory, LLC. The day to day operation is currently managed by strategic partners and affiliates who continue to provide a host of services with the objective of improving profitability, increasing cash flow, and strengthening the bottom line.

He spent approximately 25-years in the banking industry, in a number of roles including serving as the Vice President and Fair-Lending Manager for the seven-state market area of a federal savings bank. He managed sales and operations for residential mortgage lending for low-and moderate-income communities and first time buyer programs for NJ, PA, and DE. He also served as Chief Administrative Officer of a Charter School. In addition, he is co-owner of P & P Real Estate Investment Company.


Phillip served on New Jersey Governor’s Transition Team in 2018, collectively known as

“The Dream Team”, participating on the Stronger and Fairer Economy Committee and

Encouraging Ownership and Inclusive Growth Sub-Committees. He also serves

on the Board of Directors for US Patent Innovations, LLC.

Phillip is also an Honorary Commander with the US Air Force at Joint Base McGuire- Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey.

He has an extensive history of volunteerism including:


-  Former Board Treasurer at the AACCNJ

-  Former Board Chair at Granville Charter Schools & Granville Academy

-  Board Chair at South Jersey Behavioral Health Resources

-  Treasurer at Ecumenical Ministries Housing Development Corp.

Phillip is married with two daughters. During his free time, he enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, and writing (his first book will debut soon). He studies Martial Arts (Tang Soo Do, Moo Doo Kwan) and recently achieved the rank of 3rd Degree Black Belt. Under the direction of Grandmaster Darryl Khalid, Chief Instructor, and Founder of the Universal Tang Soo Do Alliance in Phoenix, Arizona.

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