Milwaukee, Wis. – April 11, 2022 – Murphy Associates, the regional public relations, marketing strategy, and brand journalism company, is marking its 30th year in business this month. Judi Murphy is president and owner of the firm.
Murphy co-founded Murphy Associates with her late husband John Murphy in 1992 and has over 30 years of experience in public relations, marketing strategy, branding, brand journalism, and strategic partnerships. Murphy is also a 13-year partner at Oak Hill Business Partners, an exit planning firm.
Murphy said, “Murphy Associates has worked with smaller businesses in the region to help them use public relations for shorter-term success, marketing strategy for longer-term success, and brand journalism to launch them as ‘the expert’ in their field. Our strategies and approaches have brought recognition and success to so many companies in SE Wisconsin.”
She currently serves as a board of directors member of the Brookfield Chamber, is a member of Independent Business Association of Wisconsin (IBAW) and continues as a 30-year member of the Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce, where she is public relations counsel. She was awarded the chamber’s Chamber Champion award in 2014 and Volunteer of the Year in 2019.
She has served on non-profit boards including board chair of Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce, board member of Tempo Waukesha, board chair of Visit Brookfield (Brookfield Convention & Visitors Bureau), board chair of Metropolitan Speakers Council, board member of Exit Planning Institute – Wisconsin Chapter, and on small business advisory boards for Waukesha County Technical College and Herzing University.
Murphy’s expertise in marketing strategy also led her to be a member of the City of Brookfield’s marketing sub-committee of the economic development committee as well as a member of the City’s 2020 Master Plan committee. She has also been a guest speaker on business ethics at Carroll University and Waukesha County Technical College.