Mr. Murphy is a General Partner of NewSpring Health Capital, General Partner of NewSpring Ventures, and a Partner of NewSpring Capital, with more than 25 years of corporate management and development experience, focused primarily in healthcare services. He has a strong background in business strategy, investment structuring, organizational growth, and negotiation of mergers and acquisitions. Prior to NewSpring, he founded Acquisition Management Services, Inc. (AMS), a diversified corporate development advisory firm focusing on middle market companies. AMS closed more than 330 acquisitions for its buy side clients. He has also founded two venture-backed startups, WordWave, a legal court reporting and broadcast captioning leader (later sold to Merrill Corp.) and Precyse Solutions, a provider of medical transcription and health information services to acute care hospitals. Previously, he held executive positions for several healthcare service companies, most notably NovaCare, Inc., Heritage Health Systems, and Partners National Health Plans. He is currently a board member of ContinuumRx Services, SUN Behavioral Health, Verisma Systems and Seniorlink. He is also a member of the Foundation Board of SUNY Cortland. He received a B.S. in science from the State University of New York at Cortland.