Diverse investing and advisory experience across public and privately-held companies for an alternative asset manager and investment bank prior to joining LongWater
Founding member of a mentorship and training program for students entering the finance industry at his alma mater
Murphey launched his investment career as an undergraduate working for Luther King Capital Management, a $15 billion investment management fund located in Fort Worth, TX. While in college, Murphey served as the Chief Operating Officer for the TCU Educational Investment Fund, a student managed endowment.
Upon graduation, Murphey joined J.P. Morgan as an investment banking analyst in the Consumer & Retail group, where he received broad experience in sponsor-backed transactions, including serving as the lead analyst on a dual-track IPO and sell side process for a multi-billion dollar corporation. Murphey was also involved in a wide range of transactions for other clients such as M&A advisory, divestures, initial public offerings and debt restructurings.
Murphey graduated Magna Cum Laude from Texas Christian University with a BBA in Finance and minors in Accounting and Spanish. He currently serves as a board member on the Transaction and Investment Professionals Board (TIP Board) for his alma mater, where he mentors undergraduate students looking to enter the finance industry. Murphey is a lifetime Dallas resident, where he is actively involved in his church as well as philanthropic activities such as the Mission of Hope and the Concilio. Murphey enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with family and friends.