D. THOMAS GRIEP, CPA, JD
CEO and President
A long-term member of the Murphy team, Tom joined the company as the Vice President of Finance and Corporate Secretary in 2002. In 2013 he was promoted to Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Information Technology. Following Richard Murphy Jr’s passing in July 2019, Tom was named Interim Chief Operating Officer. Tom holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting from the University of St. Thomas and a Juris Doctor degree from William Mitchell College of Law. He is also a licensed certified public accountant. Tom is responsible for the financial, legal and technical health of the Murphy Companies.
His robust expertise includes warehousing, strategic planning, process improvement, negotiation, budgets, supply chain management, forecasting, mergers, contract negotiation, change management and financial analysis.
Tom will be the first non-family member to lead Murphy in our 116-year old history. His integrity and commitment to excellence reflects the family values that have been so key to our success and longevity.