Thomas "Clark" Phillip, Jr.


Chief Financial Officer

Thomas "Clark" Phillip, Jr. is the chief financial officer (CFO) of the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS). He joined SCDHHS as the agency’s deputy director for finance and CFO in October 2019.

Phillip has extensive experience in Medicaid managed care. Before joining the agency, he was the CFO at Vaya Health in Asheville, North Carolina. Phillip has also served as vice president of finance and analytics for Molina Healthcare of South Carolina, CFO of Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island and vice president and CFO for Select Health of South Carolina.

Phillip is a certified public accountant (CPA). He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University.

Phillip served as the agency’s acting director from January-April 2021.

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