Meet the Staff


Admin and Marketing Coordinator: Phillip MacDonald



Phillip became the Administrative and Marketing Coordinator for Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge in the spring of 2016. He has been vegan since 2013 and started volunteering with the Refuge in the summer of 2015. When he is not in the Refuge office, you will often see Phillip volunteering at workdays, cleaning barns, or hanging out and photographing the residents of the Refuge. In addition to his work at the Refuge, Phillip is a freelance photographer, folklorist, and historian of southern music and culture.

Phillip resides in North Carolina’s capital city with his partner Cara and their furry companion, Tinker. Phillip enjoys playing music, listening to records and podcasts, and watching films with Cara and Tinker.