Murphy Joins Strada Education Network as CFO

Posted: Updated:

Strada Education Network, an Indianapolis-based national nonprofit, has named Matt Murphy III executive vice president and chief financial officer. He will work with current Executive Vice President and CFO Steve Ham to lead the finance, accounting, audit and treasury functions for Strada Education Network until Ham’s retirement later this year.

Murphy has experience in financial management, investment strategy, mergers and acquisitions, operations, and business development from his 31-year career with several large Indianapolis-based companies. In 1996 he joined Mays Chemical, where he worked in progressive leadership roles spanning business development, finance and administration, investments and corporate development, and strategy.

Also, Murphy spent 10 years with Huntington National Bank of Indiana, where he became senior vice president of Corporate Lending, Marketing and Business Development. He also serves as chief operating officer and principal at BWI, a holding company with entities that provide real estate development/consultation for affordable housing projects, property/asset management, construction management and electrical construction.

In addition to his professional positions, for more than 20 years, Murphy has been a governor appointee to boards overseeing the Indiana Health Facility Financing Authoring, Indiana State Teachers Retirement Fund, Public Employee Retirement Fund of Indiana and the Indiana Secondary Market for Education Loans Inc.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in management and administration from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, where he serves on the advisory board for the Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation. Murphy also is a member of the Lynx Capital Corp. board and investment committee and the boards of Monument Capital Partners, Heron Capital Venture Fund and the Community Investment Fund of Indiana Inc.

Murphy has received the Coalition of Minority Business Development and Indy Chamber William Henry Entrepreneurial Achievement Award as well as the Center for Leadership Development Minority Achievement Award in Finance.

  • Perspectives

    • Focused Collaboration Leads to Effective STEM Leadership

      As a woman who has built a career in a STEM field, technology, I have come to realize that collaboration is an essential ingredient for organizational growth and survival. As my year serving as president for Women & Hi Tech comes to an end, one of the most impactful takeaways for me has been how a shared vision and strategic partnerships can help change the landscape for women studying science, technology, engineering or math in Indiana.

    More

Subscribe

Name:
Company Name:
Email:
Confirm Email:
HTML
INside Edge
Morning Briefing
BigWigs & New Gigs
Life Sciences Indiana
Indiana Connections
INPower
Subscribe
Unsubscribe

Events



  • Most Popular Stories

    • Airports in Indiana Secure FAA Grants

      Seven Hoosier airports and the Indiana Department of Transportation have received support for projects from the Federal Aviation Administration. Funding through the Airport Improvement Program will be used for infrastructure work including runways, terminals and firefighting and snow removal equipment. Nearly $660 million was distributed throughout the country in the most recent cycle.

    • Caesars now owns Indiana Grand in Shelbyville and Hoosier Park in Anderson.

      Acquisition of Indiana Racinos Complete

      Las Vegas-based Caesars Entertainment Corp. (Nasdaq: CZR) has completed its $1.7 billion acquisition of Centaur Holdings LLC in Indianapolis. The deal adds Hoosier Park Racing and Casino in Anderson and Indiana Grand Racing and Casino in Shelbyville to Caesars' portfolio. The company says it will invest $50 million into various property improvements and IT upgrades at both facilities. Caesars says it plans to add table games to both properties, pending necessary approvals.

    • Holcomb says he hopes the state can serve as an example of "fair chance" hiring.

      Holcomb Names Board, Commission Appointees

      Multiple statewide boards and commissions will have new or reappointed members. Governor Eric Holcomb has announced appointments to the Indiana Law Enforcement Training Board, Indiana Uniform Law Commission and Ports Commission. They include...

    • Study: Hoosier Graduation Rates Continue to Rise

      A new report from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education says graduation rates among Hoosier college students are higher than ever. The 2018 College Completion Report says 38.5 percent of students graduated on time, up 4 percent from the previous year and nearly 14 percent over the past five years.

    • Indy Tech Vet to Lead DePauw Center

      DePauw University has tapped an Indianapolis tech veteran to become a part of its leadership team. Steve Fouty, who most recently served as chief financial officer of ClusterTruck in Indy, has been named director of the McDermond Center for Management and Entrepreneurship on the Greencastle campus.