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InterimExecs, the premier organization matching owners and investors with powerful leadership on demand through the RED Team (Rapid Executive Deployment), honored Miami Nation Enterprise’s CEO, Peter Murphy with the InterimExecs Philip J. Monego Sr. Award for Excellence in Leadership.
The award is named after a trail blazer of the interim specialty, Philip Monego, who as Interim CEO of Yahoo, incorporated the company, mentored the founders, landed their first venture capital, and served as chairman leading up to their record-breaking IPO. All in a span of just six months.
With 30 years’ experience leading operational improvements, turnaround, and acquisition integrations in public, private, and private equity backed companies, Peter Murphy has had an exemplary career in both interim and permanent executive roles.
As a Managing Director of Operations for publicly traded private equity firm, American Capital, Murphy led transformations and company sales at organizations like FutureLogic (supplier for the gaming industry), Unwired Technologies (infotainment for auto industry), and Warner Power (power conversion products).
He had a range of successful CEO assignments including engineering and manufacturing company, Parlex Corporation, where he executed two stock offerings raising over $50 million, ultimately successfully selling the business.
Murphy serves as CEO of Miami Nation Enterprises (MNE), the economic division of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma, where he parachuted in to grow the Native American Tribe’s portfolio of 17+ businesses and increase profitability.
“Peter came in with his limitless energy and incredible resume and was exactly the CEO we needed, Peter is so invaluable he is still with us. His strong work ethic and loyalty to the Tribe was clear early on and through the years he has become more than our CEO, he is family.”said Miami Tribe of Oklahoma’s General Counsel, Robin Lash.
Tribal leaders share the same sentiment. “Mayaawi teepi! I am so happy to hear that Peter has been selected for the Phillip J. Monego Sr. Award for Excellence in Leadership. I didn’t know what to expect when we reached out to InterimExecs seeking a leader who could champion our business team, initiate positive changes, and solidify our companies based on the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma’s mission, vision, and values. I must say, they sent us the full package, what a tremendous honor for this man who came to the role of Interim CEO with Miami Nation Enterprises bringing steadfast leadership skills from his military experience, rock-solid ethics, and a resumé of qualifications we could be confident in hiring. Peter brought his heart and soul to our business needs, and he is respected and honored for his commitment to our Tribe, MNE, and our community. Kikwehsitoole.”said Tribal Chief Douglas G. Lankford.
Donya Williams, Secretary and Treasurer for the Tribe, summed up what many feel: “From the first moment Peter joined us at the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma he has made a giant impact. Peter is a trusted and honorable leader.
His outstanding leadership and mentorship has and is making a difference in our businesses and employees. I will be forever thankful for Peter and will always consider him part of our family.”
About Miami Nation Enterprises:
Miami Nation Enterprises (MNE) is a political and economic subdivision of the federally-recognized Miami Tribe of Oklahoma. MNE was created to oversee and operate tribally-owned businesses spanning the construction, home improvement, and technology fields. The Miami Tribe can proudly say its companies serve customers across America and support thousands of employees.