Phil Tuning

Phil Tuning, MBA

Section Leader


Program: Online MBA

MBA, Raymond A. Mason School of Business - William & Mary
BS, Finance, Virginia Tech

Area: Leadership, Strategy

Expertise: Business unit leadership, change management, marketing, strategy, organizational behavior

Phil Tuning is a section leader for William & Mary’s Online MBA program. Phil has over 20 years of progressive leadership and management experience, culminating in his role as president of John Deere Financial Canada. During his career with John Deere, he served in roles ranging from being part of a business startup team, marketing, credit operations, customer management, public affairs, data management and business unit leadership.

Through assignments in Bangkok, Thailand and Oakville, Canada, Phil gained meaningful insights into leading business units in multicultural environments. His assignment in Thailand also provided the opportunity to execute a business strategy in an emerging market. Throughout his leadership roles with John Deere, he focused on coaching and developing the leaders on his team to deliver business results in a collaborative environment.

Phil also has public sector experience where he worked in economic development in both city and state government organizations. In addition, he worked in banking where his role was in funds management.

Complementing his business background, Phil has served on numerous boards of directors for non-profit organizations. He enjoys cycling, physical fitness, traveling and reading.