Chris Murphy CFO

Chris Murphy

Chesterfield, MO
26 Years of Experience

About Chris Murphy

Chris is a finance professional and business leader with more than 25 years of experience. During his career he has provided outsourced CFO, controller, and treasurer functions. He is proficient in increasing profit and performance, as well as, returning loss companies to profitability. Chris is an experienced consultant, coach, trainer, and mentor.

He has served on multiple company boards, where he worked with presidents, executives and others to increase their success and profitability. He helped draft plans, strategies and metrics to achieve the desired results.

Through his experience, Chris has developed procedures, processes, controls, and cost savings initiatives. He has led teams from as small as three members to larger than thirty.

Chris has more than 15 years of experience investigating potential misappropriations of assets, misstatements of financial statements, and adherence to prescribed company procedures.

As a seasoned business partner, Chris can help you achieve your objectives and vision. He is committed to understanding your business, listen to your concerns and priorities. Chris’s combination of financial and operation expertise makes him qualified to provide solutions for your business.

He holds a CPA license from Missouri. In addition, he is Certified in Financial Forensics, a Chartered Global Management Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, and Certified Fraud Examiner.

Chris has also been an adjunct professor at two universities for over 19 years. He has taught classes in personal financial management; financial, cost, and managerial accounting; and financial analysis at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Chris earned both his Bachelor’ and Master’s degrees in Accountancy from the University of Missouri – Columbia.

Chris and his wife, Kathy have lived in the Chesterfield, MO area for over 40 years. They have three children. In his spare time, Chris enjoys a variety of outdoor activities.

Other Info

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University of Missouri – Columbia

Certificates & Licenses:

Certified Public Accountant
Certified in Financial Forensics
Chartered Global Management Accountant
Certified Management Accountant
Certified Fraud Examiner


American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Forensic and Valuation Services Section
Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants
Institute of Management Accountants
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners