LEXINGTON, Ky. – Nelson Murphy, a financial operations executive with experience in corporate and higher education fields, has been named Transylvania University’s vice president for finance and business.
The Syracuse, N.Y., native brings a wide range of expertise to Transylvania, with a heavy emphasis on accounting, business restructuring, treasury, cost control and financial reporting, and he has served at the vice president level within academia and at some of the nation’s largest corporations.
Murphy received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Wake Forest and began his career in financial operations for AT&T. There he held a variety of professional and management positions in cost accounting, financial planning, international operations and served as vice president for AT&T’s Europe, Middle East and Africa division and as the chief financial officer for its international division.
Murphy will join Transylvania on July 1.