Marianne P. Murphy, CFE, Earns Crystal Compass Honor
Marianne P. Murphy, CFE, Floor Coverings International director of operations, was named by the International Franchise Association’s Women’s Franchise Committee to receive the Crystal Compass. It signifies outstanding leadership and was bestowed during the association’s Annual Convention in New Orleans.
The honor is bestowed annually to an individual within the franchise community who epitomizes the ideals of leadership and has earned a reputation for leadership. Those chosen for this honor have made significant contributions within their respective franchise organizations, the franchise community in general and in their local communities.
Murphy is veteran of franchising with more than 25 years of experience. She joined Floor Coverings International in 2011. The company is a leading North American in-home design, floor coverings brand.
Prior to joining the company, Murphy served for 23 years with HouseMaster Home Inspections, a North American home inspection franchise. She was responsible for sales training, field support and implementing many marketing programs.
Murphy is an active participant in IFA, having received the designation of Certified Franchise Executive, and served previously on the IFA’s Women’s Franchise Committee. Throughout her career in the real estate and franchising industries, she has addressed numerous audiences on topics ranging from selling in down markets to the power of connecting.
She holds a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers College, New Brunswick, N.J.