Philbert graduated from Pace University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting. He also has a Masters of Arts degree in Biblical Studies from South Florida Bible College & Theological Seminary. He is the President of Phil’s Accounting & Business Services, Inc. which was formed in September of 2001. Phil’s Accounting is specialized in helping small and medium-sized businesses with accounting and taxes. Philbert has been an Enrolled Agent (EA) with the IRS since 2004. An EA is certified to represent clients before the IRS. He has been an Ordained Minister with the Church of God since 2008. At present, he is an Associate Pastor at New Life Fellowship Center (COG), a Church board member, and the treasurer of the Church. He is also the treasurer for Caribbean Americas Soccer Association, an organization that helps youth develop their soccer skills in South Florida. Since 2010, Philbert and his wife travel to Guyana several times a year to distribute school supplies to over 300 needy children. He has been married to his wife for 20 years, and they have 5 children and 9 grandchildren.