Phalen is a director at PLUS Communications, helping lead clients to success in the digital arena while working in conjunction with the public affairs team.
Prior to joining PLUS, Phalen worked on campaigns at the local, state and federal levels and interfaced with the media as a spokesman for candidates and causes. Additionally, he has a background in government affairs and lobbying, having represented trade associations, coalitions and corporations before the West Virginia Legislature. An Ohio University graduate, he is originally from the Cincinnati area and loves the time he spent in the Mountain State.
What you may not know about Phalen
Although unconfirmed, Phalen claims to be the only person in the world with his full name.
Phalen once expertly captained an 80-foot house boat for a weekend, with no prior experience, overcoming a childhood fear of large bodies of water.