I AM DR. MURPHY

Education

Doctorate of Management in Organizational Leadership
Dissertation Title: A Phenomenological Study on Leadership in Rural Communities
University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ            2014

Master of Arts in History
Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA     2004

Bachelor of Fine Art
Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA    1997

Diploma, with honors                             

Randolph Clay High School, Cuthbert, GA    1993

Professional Development

  • Leadership Georgia 2010
  • Coordinator Learning Leadership Community, 2008
  • Non-profit management 101, 2008 and 2010
  • Southwest Georgia Chamber of Commerce 5-County Leadership, 2001
  • Georgia Academy for Economic Development, “Vision for Regional Results,” 2001
  • Basics of Writing: Short Stories and Articles for Publication, Long Ridge Writers Group, 2005

Certifications

  • Facilitation Training I and II, 2006 and 2010
  • Certified Board Member, Technical College System of Georgia, 2012
  • Methamphetamines and Methamphetamine Labs Seminar, Certificate of Completion, 2005
  • Georgia Work Ready Administrator and Proctor, 2009-present

Areas of Expertise
  • Leadership Development
  • Microsoft Word
  • Community Needs Assessments
  • Grassroots Initiatives
  • PowerPoint
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Consulting
  • Strategic Planning
  • Project Management
  • Presentations
  • Writing