inChris Murphy, CPA/ABV, is the Director of Business Valuation at Purk & Associates, P.C. Chris has honed his expertise in performing business valuations and calculations, while also assisting in audits, reviews, compilations, tax engagements, and controllership services for clients in a variety of fields. He has advised both buyers and sellers on value, assisted in due diligence, and helped structure the sale or purchase of a wide array of businesses including real estate, homebuilders, construction, professional service-related companies, and manufacturing and distribution. Chris also prepares and reviews corporate and partnership returns for small and closely held businesses and personal returns for high-net-worth clients. With over 13 years in public and private accounting Chris is a versatile asset for clients and their consulting needs.

Chris graduated with a B.S. in Accounting from Colorado State University and a B.S. in Hospitality and Restaurant Administration from Missouri State University. He is a member of the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA), as well as the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). He earned his Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license in 2017. Chris has been awarded Small Business Monthly’s “Best Accountants in St. Louis” in both 2019 and 2021, voted 100 St. Louisians’ to Know in 2022,  and was selected as a member of the 2018-2019 Leadership Clayton Program.

Chris Murphy, CPA/ABV
Director | Business Valuation
Senior Associate | Assurance Services
1034 South Brentwood Boulevard, Suite 2000
St. Louis, MO 63117
Office: (314) 884-4028
Fax: (314) 884-4088
Email: [email protected]