Philip Blumel has worked with Raymond James & Associates in the West Palm Beach office since 1996. He is a two-time graduate of the University of Florida with an undergraduate degree in journalism and a master's in economics. He earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification in 1999 and his Certification in Long Term Care (CLTC) in 2009. Blumel has served as trustee for the City of Lake Worth Police Pension Board and also as a supervisor on the board of the Palm Beach County Soil and Water Conservation District. He is currently president of U.S. Term Limits, an issue advocacy group based in Washington DC. Philip lives in Lake Clarke Shores, Florida, with his wife Julie and children, Johnny and Georgia.