John K. Murphy is the founder and CEO of J.K Murphy Advisors. Affectionately known as Murph, has spent his career working with private business owners to successfully achieve their growth stories by acting in an advisory board-type role. After 20 years as an investment banker, Murph started JKMA in 2004. Murph’s straightforward, yet patient hands-on approach provides clients with the trustworthy partner they need to meet their strategic, growth, liquidity, succession and shareholder transition objectives. Whether it’s at the poker table or navigating troubled waters, Murph’s poker face gives nothing away. He is a dedicated Green Bay Packers and Wisconsin Baaaadgeerrss fan who graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a BA in Finance and Marketing, and holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago.