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Ms. Diana M. Murphy

Managing Director

Georgia Research Alliance

HQ Phone: (404) 332-9770

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Georgia Research Alliance

50 Hurt Plaza Suite 1220

Atlanta, Georgia 30303

United States

Company Description

The Georgia Research Alliance (GRA) works to expand research and commercialization capacity in Georgia's universities to recruit world-class talent, seed new companies and transform lives. For over twenty-five years, GRA has worked to strengthen the unive ... more

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Background Information

Affiliations

Board Member
GRA Venture Fund LLC

President
United States Golf Association

Board Member
Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce Inc

Board Member
CTS Companies

Member of the Executive Committee
College of Coastal Georgia

Board Member
BOYS CLUB OF GLYNN INC

Board Member
Abeome Corporation

Several Public and Private Boards of Directors
Coastal Bank of Georgia

Board Member
Landstar Express America Inc

Board Member
Directors¡¯ Background

Board Member
Lumense Inc

Board Member
Georgia Humanities Council

Member of the Executive Committee
Latham & Watkins LLP

Board Member
IN¡­CTS Corporation

Board Member
Allied Holdings , Inc.

Board Member
eMotion , Inc.

Board Member
Enterworks , Inc.

Board Member
Coastal Georgia Foundation incorporated

Board Member
Landstar System , Inc.

Board Member
Transportation Concepts Inc

Board Member
Strategic Media Research Inc

Board Member
Raymedica , Inc.

Education

West Virginia

Advance Executive Business Degree

Northwestern University

Advanced Executive Business degree

Northwestern University

B.S.

Journalism

West Virginia University

advanced executive business degree

Northwestern

undergraduate degree

journalism

West Virginia

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Diana Murphy is Managing Director of the Georgia Research Alliance Venture Fund. Murphy serves on several public and private boards of directors including CTS Corporation, Landstar System Inc., Coastal Bank of Georgia, and the USGA.


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Ms. Murphy was elected by the Board of Directors as non-executive Chairman of the Board on May 19, 2015. Ms. Murphy served as Lead Independent Director of the Board from May 2012 to May 2015. Ms. Murphy has been a Director of the Company since February 1998. Ms. Murphy is a Managing Director of Rocksolid Holdings, LLC, a private equity firm. She was the Managing Director of the Georgia Research Alliance Venture Fund from 2012 to 2015. From 1997 to 2007, she was a Managing Director at Chartwell Capital Management Company, a private equity firm. Prior to that time, Ms. Murphy spent over 15 years in various senior management positions in the publishing industry. Ms. Murphy also serves on the Board of Directors of CTS Corporation, a NYSE listed company. Ms. Murphy serves on the Board of Directors of several private companies and non-profit organizations and is President and member of the Executive Committee of the United States Golf Association.
Ms. Murphy has extensive experience in business management, having served as a Managing Director of several private equity firms, as a board member of numerous portfolio companies of these private equity firms and as an executive in the media and communications industry. The Board believes Ms. Murphy’s work across a range of companies operating in different industry sectors, together with her strong background in strategic planning, marketing and management development, allows her to add important perspective and experience to the Board.


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Diana M. Murphy was elected the USGA's 64th president on Saturday night at the Annual Meeting in San Diego, Calif. (John Mummert/USGA) Diana M. Murphy, of St. Simons Island, Ga., today was elected to serve a one-year term as the 64th president of the United States Golf Association, which together with The R&A governs the game worldwide. The election of officers and the 15-member USGA Executive Committee also took place today during the USGA Annual Meeting. As president, Murphy assumes the leadership of the more than 300 professional staff and nearly 1,200 volunteers who serve on more than 30 USGA committees. “Although golf will always face challenges, the great golfers – such as Bob Jones, Ben Hogan, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and my dear friend Louise Suggs – had one trait in common: they were optimistic about their games and the game,” said Murphy after her election. “It is a time for all of us, together, to be positive about golf and act accordingly.” Murphy has been formally associated with the USGA since 1996, when she began a 12-year tenure on the USGA Membership Committee. She joined the Executive Committee in 2011, and has chaired several committees, including the Championship (2015), Commercial (2012-13), Compensation (2014-15), Finance (2012-14) and U.S. Senior Amateur Championship (2014) committees. She was elected treasurer in 2013 and vice president in 2014 and 2015.    Murphy, 59, is the managing director of Rocksolid Holdings, LLC, a private-equity firm focused on small business and real estate in the Southeast. She is also managing director of the Georgia Research Alliance Venture Fund, which supports the state’s public and private research universities. Past appointments include managing director of Chartwell Capital Management Company, a private-equity firm in Jacksonville, Fla., for 11 years, and senior vice president of The Baltimore Sun Company for 15 years.   An active community supporter, Murphy has served on the board of the Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Georgia since 2006, spearheading the establishment of the Elizabeth F. Correll Teen Center in 2008, among other activities. She is a member of the executive committee of the College of Coastal Georgia, and played an instrumental role in developing its master plan as it moved from a two-year to a four-year institution.


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USGA Elects Diana M. Murphy as 64th President USGA Elects Diana M. Murphy as 64th President Golf Business News

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USGA Elects Diana M. Murphy as 64th President
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Diana M. Murphy, of St. Simons Island, Ga., has been elected to serve a one-year term as the 64th president of the United States Golf Association (USGA), which together with The R&A governs the game worldwide. The election of officers and the 15-member USGA Executive Committee took place on Saturday 6th February during the USGA Annual Meeting.
As president, Murphy assumes the leadership of the more than 300 professional staff and nearly 1,200 volunteers who serve on more than 30 USGA committees.
"Although golf will always face challenges, the great golfers - such as Bob Jones, Ben Hogan, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and my dear friend Louise Suggs - had one trait in common: they were optimistic about their games and the game," said Murphy after her election. "It is a time for all of us, together, to be positive about golf and act accordingly."
A full version of the speech can be found here
Murphy has been formally associated with the USGA since 1996, when she began a 12-year tenure on the USGA Membership Committee. She joined the Executive Committee in 2011, and has chaired several committees, including the Championship (2015), Commercial (2012-13), Compensation (2014-15), Finance (2012-14) and U.S. Senior Amateur Championship (2014) committees. She was elected treasurer in 2013 and vice president in 2014 and 2015.
Murphy, 59, is the managing director of Rocksolid Holdings, LLC, a private-equity firm focused on small business and real estate in the Southeast. She is also managing director of the Georgia Research Alliance Venture Fund, which supports the state's public and private research universities. Past appointments include managing director of Chartwell Capital Management Company, a private-equity firm in Jacksonville, Fla., for 11 years, and senior vice president of The Baltimore Sun Company for 15 years.
An active community supporter, Murphy has served on the board of the Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Georgia since 2006, spearheading the establishment of the Elizabeth F. Correll Teen Center in 2008, among other activities. She is a member of the executive committee of the College of Coastal Georgia, and played an instrumental role in developing its master plan as it moved from a two-year to a four-year institution. She is the non-executive chairman of Landstar System Inc. and a board member of CTS Corporation, both public companies.
Murphy earned her bachelor's degree in journalism from West Virginia University in 1978, and holds an advanced executive business degree from Northwestern University.
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DIANA M. MURPHY

Director Since 2010
Ms. Murphy is the Managing Director of Rocksolid Holdings, LLC, a private equity firm, serving in that capacity since January 2007. She is also the managing director of the Georgia Research Alliance Venture Fund, a private investment fund created to help finance promising companies emerging from Georgia's research universities, serving in that capacity since 2012. Prior to joining Rocksolid, she was a Managing Director at Chartwell Capital Management Company, a private equity firm. She is a Director of Landstar System, Inc., Georgia Research Alliance Venture Fund, LLC and the Coastal Bank of Georgia, along with other private and non profit boards. She is a member of the Executive Committee and Vice President of the United States Golf Association. The Board believes that Ms. Murphy's extensive experience in business management, strategic planning, marketing, public relations and experience on the boards of other companies make her well qualified to serve as a director.

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