Duke of Arkansas Gemini XXXI, Shane Phillips was born in Hawaii and moved to Jena, LA, as a boy. He joined the US Navy in 1989 and spent the next 20 years travelling the world and defending the freedom and liberty of the United States of America and her citizens. In 2009, he retired from the Navy and began his college career at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA, then moved home to LA in 2010, eventually graduating with a Bachelor’s in History from Louisiana College in Pineville, LA, in 2012.
He began working with Suddenlink Communications in 2012 and moved to Bossier City in 2015. In 2018, he became the Operations Manager for North LA with Cable Gain Services. He married the love of his life, Terry, 2 months ago, whom he met through the Krewe of Gemini. Shane has two children, Lake and Ada, and the best dog in the world, a sassy English Bulldog named Nola.
He joined the Krewe of Gemini in the Spring of 2016 and became an active member of Float AD. He has been the Special Events Chair for the last three years, coordinating Cocktails with the Captain and other events.