Phin has been with Turn Back The Block since its inception in 2010. Though now retired, Phin owned and operated Bedford Nursery, worked for Georgia-Pacific as a Quality Control Manager for their Southern Division, and managed a saw mill in Warrenton. He also started Fireside Ministries, the Suzuki Violin Program, and helped establish Heritage Academy in 2001. “Our involvement and time will now be increasingly in Harrisburg, a vital community where much is happening and this will escalate dramatically in the coming years”. When establishing Turn Back The Block, it was his goal “to bring Harrisburg back to a viable neighborhood with restoration of people and places, ‘one house at a time’ (Isaiah 61: 1-4).