Bubbler Executive of the Week

Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 09:56 am

Judi Murphy, vice president of strategic alliances at ActionCOACH of Elm Grove

Name:  Judi Murphy
Title:  vice president, strategic alliances
Company:  ActionCOACH of Elm Grove
Company address:  13150 Watertown Plank Road, Elm Grove, WI  53122
Company web site:  www.actioncoach.com
Industry:  business coaching / executive coaching
Education:  BS, Educational Psychology, UW-Milwaukee
Family:  Husband, John; adult sons Todd, Steve and Noel
Hobbies and Interests:  “Cooking, music, playing keyboard, reading, plants, antiques, mentoring, community service, nonprofit boards”
Favorite book and/or movie:  Favorite book:  “Gone With The Wind” by Margaret Mitchell.  Favorite movie:  “1776”
Favorite song writer/musician/band:  “Song writer: Beethoven; musician: Renata Tebaldi; me on keyboard, and the Willie Nelson Family”
Favorite place to visit/vacation:  Orleans, Mass., and Williamsburg, Va.
Favorite local restaurant:  “Mitchell’s Fish Market in Brookfield; The Lumber Inn in Delafield, and Open Hearth in Wauwatosa.”
Words to live by:  “Never stop learning; never stop laughing.”
What is your core philosophy for doing business?  “Integrity should not be negotiable.  I have always committed to creating a network of strategic alliances through long-term relationships focused on entrepreneurial success.”
Who is your role model and why?  “My husband John, who was not only a corporate executive but owns his own business as an outsourced marketing department for small businesses for 18 years.  And, every entrepreneurial business owner I meet who wants more out of life and works to have it.”
What was the funniest thing that has ever happened to you?  “A few years ago I was at the annual meeting of the Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce.  As the incoming board chair, I was asked to say a few words about what my plans were for the chamber to accomplish during my term in office.  I walked to the podium after being introduced and, being a petite person, found that I could not see over the podium.  Having anticipated this, the outgoing chair, with a flourish, produced a stool for me to stand on!  It garnered lots of laughs and lots of applause.” 

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