Stephen P. Murray: The Passing of CCMP’s CEO’s Biggest Heart
Life is truly bittersweet and not many can deny that truth. Many have had to face this fact, like those close to Stephen P. Murray. Steve P. Murray is the former president and CEO of private equity firm of CCMP Capital. It was not long ago that Murray passed away; he was just 52 years of age, though he had already accomplished much in his life.
Stephen Murray actually left CCMP Capital in February due to a health problem, and it was not too long after his departure that he passed. He must have known that it was happening soon or at least sensed it. Murray decided to leave the company in good hands and ensure that all affairs were taken care of. This makes sense since Murray had been with the company since 1989.
To many he was a great investor, and he knew how to make the kind of deal that would benefit everyone involved. Murray’s unequeavly dedication towards fairness is part of the reason that he rose so high in the financial sector. His leadership helped shaped CCMP Capital into one of the largest private equity firms. Murray’s education probably played a large role in just how successful he was. Learn more about Stephen Murray CCMP Capital: http://fortune.com/2015/03/13/ex-ccmp-capital-ceo-steve-murray-passes-away/ and http://patch.com/connecticut/stamford/stephen-p-murray-52-financial-executive-stamford-resident-vice-chair-boston-college-board-trustees
He graduated from Boston College with a degree in economics. Murray did not stop with just that degree because his passion for finance was simply unquenchable. He continued to earn his master’s degree in business administration; he got this degree from the Columbia Business School.
There is no question that Murray truly understood money and how to ensure success through fair deals. But–while his financial success was important–it is not everything that defined this man and his years of life. Murray had a whole other side to him that some simply did not see. Read more: 5 Questions with Stephen Murray, CEO of CCMP Capital
For one, Murray was completely involve in many organizations and campaigns that helped those who are in need. He was involved in the Make-a-Wish Foundation in New York.
StephenMurray was also involved in the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County. This is where he spent a lot of his time. Murray’s family knew how big his heart truly was, so it made sense that Murray tried to do so much for the community he lived in.