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Executive Director: Bob Murphy

Bob Murphy is an Albuquerque native who graduated from UNM with an accounting degree and served with the New Mexico Air National Guard in South Korea during the Pueblo Crisis era of the late 60's.

Mr. Murphy was President and CEO of Sandia Peak Tram and Ski Companies for many years and President of Sandia Properties Ltd., Co. until July of 2007. Sandia Properties, under Murphy's leadership, was the developer of numerous master planned residential projects including Sandia Heights in the 80's and 90's and most recently the mixed use planned community, Ventana Ranch, with more than 5,000 households.

Mr. Murphy has a history of Community involvement that includes key roles with United Way, Chairman of Albuquerque Economic Development, NAIOP and Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau. Mr. Murphy served on the Denver Federal Reserve Board for six years including two as Chairman and was inducted into UNM's Anderson School's Hall of Fame in 1997 and the Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame in 2007.

Bob is married to Betsy Murphy and has two adult sons and four grandchildren. Bob and Betsy enjoy skiing, hiking, biking, golf and Lobo sports.

Bob Murphy
2500 Louisiana Blvd NE, #512
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Ph: 883-2505 Fax: 884-2747
bob@econ-forum.com