Phyllis has been involved in the family business, Seymour & Associates, since her husband Dale started the agency in the 1980's. She has been the Controller at Seymour and Associates and finance officer for SeaGate Benefits Administrators, Inc. since 1984. In 2005 she took on added responsibilities as the human resources manager of SeaGate Benefits, which is also part of the family business. As the SeaGate Benefits manager, Phyllis oversees the marketing of services, as well as managing personnel and monitoring activities within the department.
Phyllis resides with her husband, Dale, in Sylvania Township, Ohio. They have three grown children, two of which work in the family businesses. They also have eight grandchildren (one in heaven), who take up a lot of their free time. Phyllis and Dale are also helping
to spread awareness for Epidermolysis Bullosa, a rare genetic skin condition that their 8th grandchild, Quinn Seymour, battled during
her short 8 months of life. They are currently working towards raising money to build a chapel inside Amplatz Children's Hospital at the
University of Minnesota (where Quinn lived). More information about Quinn and EB can be found at www.quinnscrusade.org. Phyllis also
has an avocation of teaching aerobics at the YMCA.