Chuck & Don's, a 25-store pet retail chain, named Thomas Murphy as its chief financial officer and integrator. Murphy will oversee the Chuck & Don's finance, information technology and human resources department.
He will provide strategic financial support to Chuck & Don's in relation to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs and securing new funds. Additionally, Murphy will partner with CEO Bob Hartzell to prepare long-range financial forecasts, assist in meeting and exceeding overall financial and strategic objectives, and develop solutions for all operational and strategic issues.
"Tom's strength is in helping organization understand their business model, creating a framework to improve the business process and achieving establish goals," said Hartzell. "Tom has a great deal of experience working with mid-size companies who are experiencing emerging growth, like Chuck & Don's. This experience will help Chuck & Don's continue to grow and improve while ensuring we don't lose sight of our core values and the qualities that make us unique."
Murphy most recently served as CFO at Corval Group. Prior to joining Chuck & Don's, Murphy served as vice president of fiance at FMG Tsumura, CFO and vice president of administration at Everest Medical Corporation, and executive vice president and CFO at Gyrus Group.