Tom Murphy co-founded Crestview in 2004 and is a partner and a member of the Investment Committee. Mr. Murphy leads Crestview’s relationships with many investors and industry leaders and focuses on transaction origination. Mr. Murphy retired from Goldman Sachs in 2003 where he was the co-founder and head of the financial sponsors group. During his tenure, Goldman Sachs was a market leader among these clients in its most profitable product areas: initial public offerings, equity offerings, mergers and principal investments. In addition to his investment banking activities, he worked with others to originate and/or manage several of Goldman Sachs’ direct private equity and mezzanine capital investments. Mr. Murphy is currently a director of JR Automation and was previously a director at Key Safety Systems and Stackpole International. He also serves on the Boards of Trustees of The Inner-City Scholarship Fund and the NYU Langone Medical Center. Mr. Murphy received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and his A.B. from Princeton University, where he played lacrosse and rugby. While at Harvard, he co-founded the Massachusetts Bay Brewing Company.