Phil Holman is President and Owner of Fourstar Connections, Inc., a 27-year-old contract manufacturing company in Hudson, MA. Phil has 40 years of experience in contract manufacturing, and is considered an industry expert in the manufacture of cable and harness products.
Prior to starting Fourstar in 1986, Phil began his career working as a Quality Manager for a contract manufacturing company, and then went on to manage a start-up company as VP of Operations, building automatic test equipment and bed-of-nails test fixtures. In 1981, he came back into the contract manufacturing industry as VP General Manager of a cable assembly shop that grew over time to become a significant player in the New England market as a tier-two contract electronics manufacturer (CEM).
Under Phil’s leadership, Fourstar has shifted its focus to offer solution selling within its core competencies, differentiated Fourstar from competitors. By positioning the company as a partner with large original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), Phil is shifting the culture of his company, while reshaping the growth of the business.
In his spare time Phil is actively involved in his community supporting multiple fundraisers, is an Advisory Board Member of Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN), a Worcester-based program that provides housing to families that are temporarily without a home, and volunteers his time as a member of the Operations Ministry Leadership Team for First Church in Sterling, MA.