Michael W. Murphy, president and CEO of Sharp HealthCare, has been elected chairman of the California Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors.
Serving with Murphy on the board are: First Vice Chair: Susan Corrales-Diaz, president of Systems Integrated; Second Vice Chair: Terry MacRae, chief executive officer, president and founder of Hornblower Cruises & Events;
Third Vice Chair: Grace Evans Cherashore, chief executive officer for Evans Hotels.
Murphy oversees a workforce of nearly 17,000 employees, 2,600 affiliated physicians and 2,000 volunteers. He was appointed to his position in June 1996.
He began his career at Sharp in 1991 as chief financial officer of Sharp Grossmont Hospital before moving to a systemwide role as Sharp’s vice president of financial accounting and reporting. Before his appointment as president and CEO, Murphy served as senior vice president of business development and legal affairs. In that capacity, he directed major business transactions and evaluated and implemented business development opportunities through the Sharp system.
Before joining Sharp, he worked in the public accounting industry specializing in health care, most recently as a partner with Deloitte and Touche, an international accounting and consulting firm.