Michael Murphy named Director of Northern Operations
Milwaukee, WI – Greenfire Management Services, LLC (GMS), recently named one of southeastern Wisconsin’s fastest growing firms, announced today it will expand its presence with the opening of a new office in Wausau, Wisconsin. In addition, Greenfire named Michael Murphy as the Director of Northern Operations to lead the new Wausau office.
“Greenfire’s growth into northern Wisconsin completes one of our key expansion goals and addresses a real need for quality construction solutions in the marketplace,” said Kip Ritchie, president of GMS. “In addition to gaining a foothold in the region, our new office will also allow us to support ongoing development by the Forest County Potawatomi in Crandon, Wisconsin.”
Murphy brings more than 30 years of construction management experience to the Greenfire team. During his career, he has worked on over $1 billion of projects throughout western and northern Wisconsin developing and managing educational, healthcare, municipal, industrial and retail construction projects.
“We are thrilled to welcome Mike to Greenfire as he brings with him seasoned leadership skills and a comprehensive operations and project management expertise,” said Ritchie. “His knowledge of the region and community connections will help make an immediate impact as we expand Greenfire’s operations through this new location.”
Most recently, Murphy served as president of a company he launched in Wausau, to offer owner’s representative services in the areas of pre-referendum services, pre-construction services, construction services and post-construction services. Prior to that he was Vice President of Northern Operations for another regional firm where he focused on education and healthcare construction work.
Murphy has been an active member of the Wausau community serving on the Board of Directors for the Boys & Girls Club and the DC Everest Youth Hockey League. He has also been a member of the Rotary Club of Wausau. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
Greenfire currently has 30 employees in its Milwaukee office and has openings for project managers, superintendents and project engineers in both the Milwaukee and Wausau locations.