Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Phillips of Lakeland, Florida, announce the engagement of their son, Mr. Scott Linder Phillips to Rachel Joan Lee Spear, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. K.L. Spear of Naples, Florida.
Scott is a 2004 graduate of Lakeland Christian School, and a 2008 magna cum laude graduate of University of Florida, where he studied finance at the Warrington College of Business. He has received certification as a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and a CFA designation. In addition, he holds a Real Estate Sales License in the state of Florida. He currently works for RCH Capital in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Rachel is a 2002 graduate from Canterbury School in Fort Myers, and a cum laude graduate of University of Richmond, Richmond, Va. where she studied chemistry. Rachel then went on to receive her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Florida, a post-doctorate fellowship at Xcenda, as well as a Masters from the University of Florida in Applied Pharmacoeconomics. She currently works for Spear Pharmaceuticals, a generic dermatology pharmaceutical company.
The couple will be married on October 26, 2013 at First Presbyterian Church in Bonita Springs, Florida.
Published in the Ledger on April 28, 2013