LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ/Transylvania Public Affairs) – Nelson Murphy, a monetary operations government with expertise in company and better schooling fields, has been named as Transylvania College’s new vice chairman for finance and enterprise.
Murphy succeeds Marc Mathews, who’s retiring on the finish of the month.
The Syracuse, N.Y., native brings a variety of experience to Transylvania, with a heavy emphasis on accounting, enterprise restructuring, treasury, price management and monetary reporting, and he has served on the vice chairman stage inside academia and at a few of the nation’s largest firms.
“I’m excited to affix the crew at Transylvania led by President Brien Lewis as we construct on the college’s latest successes and powerful monetary basis,” mentioned Murphy. “Being within the coronary heart of Lexington — and at one of many nation’s high liberal arts faculties in a metropolis this measurement — is one thing I’m trying ahead to.”
Murphy obtained a bachelor’s diploma in accounting from Wake Forest and commenced his profession in monetary operations for AT&T.
There he held a wide range of skilled and administration positions in price accounting, monetary planning, worldwide operations and served as vice chairman for AT&T’s Europe, Center East and Africa division and because the chief monetary officer for its worldwide division.
For 9 years, Murphy labored with Northrop Grumman, serving as vice chairman of enterprise administration for its defensive methods division and as treasurer for its electronics methods sector.
As well as, he served as vice chairman of worldwide finance for Syniverse Applied sciences in Luxembourg.
In 2015, Murphy transitioned to increased schooling, taking up the place of government vice chairman for finance and operations at Catawba Faculty in North Carolina, the place he oversaw most of the similar areas he’ll handle at Transylvania, together with enterprise and finance, amenities and public security.
Most just lately, Murphy was the vice chairman for enterprise and finance at Lenoir-Rhyne College.
“Nelson brings a wealth of expertise to Transylvania that may make a direct impression on our means to fulfill our monetary and strategic objectives,” Lewis mentioned. “I’m very a lot trying ahead to working with him once more and serving to introduce him to the Lexington group, which has been so welcoming to me this previous 12 months.”
Murphy will be a part of Transylvania on July 1.