Phyllis Recca grew up in the Lenape area and is a graduate of Unionville High School. She earned a bachelor’s of science degree in computer science from Penn State and an master’s in business administration from Villanova. Phyllis pursues philanthropic activities as president of the Phyllis Recca Foundation and serves on the Board of the Chadds Ford Historical Society. Her first book, “Chadds Ford Then and Now,” released in 2015, was given the Preservation Award for Publication by the Heritage Commission of Delaware County. She recently released her second book “Chadds Ford Then and Now II.