About Us

Country Outdoors is an entertainment and lifestyle brand that brings together the worlds of country music and the great outdoors through outdoor adventure-tours, live concerts, fundraising events, multi-media platforms, and lifestyle products.

Mary O’Neill Phillips
Mary is an Australian Entertainer, Outdoors-Woman and Conservationist who has worked across a range of dramatic, radio, and lifestyle programs. Splitting her time between Nashville and Australia, Mary has built a strong reputation in the outdoor and country-music worlds, for which she lives and breaths. She is passionate about encouraging people to get outdoors and learn new outdoor skills.
She has worked many of the country music industry’s biggest events as red carpet host and on-air personality on several major television networks. She is very passionate about supporting different non-profits, including the National Wild Turkey Federation, Special Ops Xcursions, Catch a Dream Foundation and she also currently works with the Nashville Anti-Human Trafficking Coalition, to rescue and restore victims of human trafficking.
Mary Hosts the Country Outdoors Adventures, Country Outdoor LIVE on Outdoor Channel TV Network, Country Outdoors Podcast and the Country Outdoors Concert Series in Nashville. Her faith, good humor, work ethic, passion for outdoor lifestyle and music have been crucial to her perseverance in the Entertainment Industry for the better part of 14 years and have seen her work on productions in Australia and the United States. Mary’s Australian accent and indomitable spirit are her trademarks.


Zach Phillips

Zach is a good ole Georgia boy who came up in the outdoor world producing some of the networks most popular shows. He's an avid hunter and conservationist and his #1 passion is chasing turkeys.  He co-hosts and produces the Country Outdoors projects and looks forwarded to showcasing the best that the outdoor and country music community has to offer. 


Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump is a fuzzy Red Golden from Tennessee and is the real show stopper in the group. First son to Mary and Zach, his love of traveling and being in camp started at 8 weeks old when he joined along for Mary's single season Turkey Slam. Forrest quickly becomes the camp favorite with his dopey smile and openness to snuggle any stranger. No matter what season it is, where Mary and Zach go, Forrest Gump goes!