Mike Murphy

Mike MurphyKnown to many and a surprise to others, the retail convenience industry is exciting and fast paced, providing great career opportunities to hundreds of thousands of people in areas of store operations, marketing, finance, accounting, human resources, engineering and others.  Mike Murphy will discuss how QuickChek Corporation, a leader in the Convenience Industry, provides career opportunities for all its team members, college students and recent college graduates in an ever changing market and a supportive work place culture.

Mr. Murphy began working at the QuickChek Corporation in 1976 as a store manager.  Over the course of his 40 year career, he moved up through the ranks, serving as a Loss Prevention Representative, Loss Prevention Manager, Divisional Manager, and Director of Operations.  In 2003, he was appointed Vice President of Operations and then to his current role as Senior Vice President in 2004.  Mr. Murphy is a member of the New Jersey Food Council and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.  He holds a Master’s degree in Marketing from St. Joseph’s University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bloomfield College.  He enjoys boating and fishing with his three children, Mike, Matt and Brittany.

Founded in 1967, QuickChek is a privately-held company that has grown from its very first location in Dunellen, N.J. to operation 140 stores with more than 3,500 team members throughout New Jersey and New York.  Maintaining our family culture, our mission is to be a Great Place to Work, a Great Place to Shop and A Great Place to Invest.  All strategies are grounded in that mission, and guided by these core values.