KANSAS CITY, MO. – Microsoft Corp. has awarded Christina Phillips, a director with BKD Technologies in BKD’s Kansas City office, the 2016 Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award. This award is given to exceptional technical community leaders who share their high-quality, real-world expertise with others.
Recipients of the Microsoft MVP Award are part of a highly select group of experts who represent technology’s best and brightest, each sharing a deep commitment to community and a willingness to help others. MVPs also receive early access to technology through a variety of Microsoft programs, which keeps them on the cutting edge of the software and hardware industry.
“Christina’s expertise and technical capabilities have proven to be a beneficial resource to our clients,” said Mike Burlew, regional managing partner of BKD Technologies. “I’d like to congratulate her on being recognized by Microsoft for her leadership and technological skills.”
Phillips has presented at conferences on a variety of Dynamics GP-related business intelligence topics and contributed to curriculum and certification exams for Microsoft Learning. In addition, she has been a Technical Learning Guide at numerous Microsoft conferences. She is actively involved in Microsoft Dynamics GP User Group (GPUG) and serves on the planning board of GPPC, the related partner organization.
Phillips graduated from the University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, with her B.A. degree, and from Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, with her M.F.A. degree.