When it comes to people who were able to come from modest means and rise to the top of their profession, nobody did it better than Stephen Murray.
As a founding partner of CCMP Capital Advisers, Steve quickly established himself as a leader in the financial industry. Rising through the ranks, Steve developed many friendships along the way and showed everyone just what hard work and perseverance can do for a person’s career. Learn more about Stephen Murray CCMP Capital: https://www.pehub.com/2007/10/5-questions-with-stephen-murray/ and http://xrepublic.net/2014/09/11/stephen-murray-the-great-investor-and-deal-maker-for-ccmp-capital/
Having obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston College and an MBA from Columbia University, Steve knew early on in life that he wanted to pursue a career in the business world. As a product of Westchester County, Steve grew up with the values of New York City and was always known as a person whose opinion carried much weight among his peers.
Starting his career as a credit trainee with Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company, Steve quickly displayed an uncanny knack for the world of high finance and investing. Eventually gaining a worldwide reputation as a terrific investor and deal maker, Steve rose through the ranks to become one of the leading professionals in middle-market lending and private equity. Read more: Ex-CCMP Capital CEO Steve Murray passes away
No matter what area of business Steve was involved with each day, he always approached it with his usual wit and knowledge. Always a person who wanted to know everything he could about his next deal, Steve gained a reputation for being an executive who did his homework and paid attention to the smallest of details.
Whether he was having a conference with other top executives or sitting down for a one-on-one talk with an investor, Stephen Murray always knew the right words to say and when to say them. Always a person who believed the key to business success was combining hard work and in-depth knowledge of the subject matter, Steve made sure he went into each discussion more prepared than anyone at the table.
Demonstrating hard work can indeed pay off, Steve saw his career skyrocket. Eventually becoming the CEO of one of the world’s most respected equity firms, Steve always had the ability to know just what moves needed to be made. Read more: Stephen P. Murray, 52; Financial Executive; Stamford Resident; Vice Chair Boston College Board of Trustees
Whether it was investing in consumer goods, energy sectors, or industrial technologies, Steve’s investments always paid off time after time. As his firms continue to lead the way when it involves meeting the high standards investors expect, there’s little doubt success will follow.