Speakers include: Michael Ellington, Bernstein; Cliff Atherton, GulfStar Group; John Fenoglio, CBRE Capital Markets
of Texas; and Paul Murphy
, Cadence Bank.
Paul Murphy, CEO & President
Paul is the Chief Executive Officer and President of Cadence Bancorp, LLC.
Previously, Paul spent nearly 20 years at Amegy Bank of Texas, departing in early December 2009, as the Chief Executive Officer and a Director.
started with little more than $50 million in assets and one location in 1990 and grew to $11 billion in assets and more than 85 banking centers throughout the greater Houston, Dallas and San Antonio metropolitan areas as of Mr. Murphy's
Along the way, Amegy
completed several successful acquisitions and sold to Zions Bancorporation for $1.7 billion in 2005 with original investors realizing 36 times their investment.
Paul is an advocate of the community serving as a board member of the Houston Endowment, Inc., the largest endowment in Texas with over $1.5 billion in assets, as well as the Hines Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc., the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas - Houston Branch, Kinkaid School and the Children's Museum of Houston.
He is active in both the Young Presidents Organization and the World Presidents.
Paul holds an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and a BA in Finance from Mississippi State University.