Mr. Murphy is a Founding Partner of NSC and a General Partner of NewSpring Health Capital. Mr. Murphy brings over 30 years of entrepreneurial, general management, M&A and private equity investment experience, with a strong background in business strategy, investment structuring, organizational growth and negotiation of mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining NewSpring Capital in 2002, Mr. Murphy founded Acquisition Management Services, Inc. ("AMS"), a diversified corporate development advisory firm focusing on middle-market companies. AMS closed more than 330 acquisitions for its buy side clients. He also founded two venture-backed startups, WordWave, a legal court reporting and broadcast captioning leader (later sold to Merrill Corp.) and Precyse Solutions, a provider of medical transcription and health information services to acute care hospitals. Previously, Mr. Murphy held executive positions for several healthcare service companies, most notably NovaCare, Inc., Heritage Health Systems and Partners National Health Plans. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of NSH portfolio companies, ContinuumRx Services, Inc., Seniorlink, SUN Behavioral Health, Inc., and Verisma Systems, Inc. In addition, he serves on the Foundation Board for the State University of New York, Cortland. Mr. Murphy received a B.S. in science from the State University of New York at Cortland.