Director of Finance
Kathy Murphy joined V.I. Experts as the Director of Finance in December 2009. Ms. Murphy has a vast amount of corporate, business experience and wisdom after spending the past 14 years at LEGOLAND and the prior 11 years with the Nordstrom stores in San Diego and Orange County.
Ms. Murphy joined LEGOLAND at the inception of the Carlsbad, CA location as the Safety/Risk/Claims Manager. She has been directly responsible for building her department and processes from the ground up; including a “Best Practices” Safety and Risk Program touted by their Insurance Agencies. Ms. Murphy has a keen financial eye, has saved LEGOLAND millions of dollars by managing the financial aspects of Safety and Risk systems in addition to negotiation of financial claims.
Her attention to detail and business processes has been instrumental to running a highly effective and efficient department. Additionally, her natural leadership skills were the key to developing excellent relationships with the employees and guests she served.
At Nordstrom, Ms. Murphy had several titles throughout her tenure, but she was always known as the “go to” person for improving efficiencies in faltering departments. The Nordstrom Management team entrusted Ms. Murphy to implement improved procedures for the regional managers, the Loss Prevention departments, clothing departments, and the alteration departments.