Kathleen Murphy

In Memoriam

Managing Director, Executive Search

Managing Director, Executive Search

Kathleen Murphy

Kathleen is dedicated to leading successful sales activities in support of the firm’s overall sales and marketing strategies with a laser focus on new business. Her efforts will contribute to the growth and development of the firm by applying her keen relationship-building experience to future sales strategies, products, and industry insights—all with an eye towards improving customer satisfaction.

Managing Director, Executive Search

Kathleen Murphy

Kathleen is dedicated to leading successful sales activities in support of the firm’s overall sales and marketing strategies with a laser focus on new business. Her efforts will contribute to the growth and development of the firm by applying her keen relationship-building experience to future sales strategies, products, and industry insights—all with an eye towards improving customer satisfaction.

Kathleen Murphy

In Memoriam

Managing Director, Executive Search

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BACKGROUND

Kathleen Murphy’s executive search, recruitment and leadership coaching career spans more than 25 years with leading professional service organizations and Fortune 500 corporations. Her charter at Felix Global is to deepen our expertise, relationships and market penetration in the healthcare and life sciences industries.

Prior to joining Felix Global; Murphy was Vice President of Executive Recruiting for Water Street Healthcare Partners. A strategic partner and investor focused exclusively on healthcare. In addition, she served as a Managing Director in the Executive Search practice for TalentRISE. Previously, Murphy spent 7+ years as Director of Executive Recruiting for Huron Consulting Group, a leading business consulting firm serving the healthcare, life sciences, higher education and other commercial markets.  

Before that, Murphy served as Vice President and Executive Coach at Kensington International, an executive search, coaching and global outplacement firm.  Previously, during two stretches at Cardinal Health, Kathleen served as Recruiting Consultant for the firm’s $6 billion medical device and products division, and as Manager of Staffing and Recruiting for its medical distribution and ambulatory service group domestically.  Earlier in her career, Murphy held recruiting and business development roles at Hollister, Aon Hewitt and Spencer Stuart.

An International Coaching Federation (ICF) Certified Coach, Kathleen Murphy earned her Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Sociology from St. Mary’s College in South Bend, IN and has taken classes towards her Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, Lake Forest, IL.  A former Board Member of the Career Resources Center in Lake Forest, she is an active volunteer with Feed My Starving Children and Habitat for Humanity.

Kathleen Murphy
02 EDUCATION

St. Mary’s college, South Bend IN with BA in Sociology

03 AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Healthcare

Life science

Private equity