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April 02, 2024

#309: Jim D. Murphy F15 Fighter Pilot & Entrepreneur

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Jim is the founder and Chairman of Afterburner Inc., a prominent management consulting and leadership training firm consisting of over 80 accomplished military professionals, both current and former. Having served as an F-15 Fighter/Instructor pilot in the U.S. Air Force, he established Afterburner in 1996. Jim is also the author of seven insightful books covering a spectrum of topics, from leadership and management development to veteran career transition. He stands as a globally acknowledged thought leader in agile continuous improvement, a pivotal aspect of Afterburner’s acclaimed Flawless Execution methodology.

Utilising Flawless Execution, Jim and his Afterburner team collaborate with numerous global corporations to foster results, bridge execution gaps, and expedite their individual, team, and organisational performance.

Afterburner’s excellence has been lauded with six Inc. Magazine’s fastest growing company awards, and inclusion in Forbes Magazine’s Small Giants List. They’ve engaged with 85% of the U.S. Fortune 50 and numerous Global 1000 corporations spanning 24 countries. The impactful work of Afterburner has graced esteemed publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Financial Times, Newsweek, and Meetings and Conventions Magazine. Their insights have also been featured on prominent national media networks including CNN, Fox News, CNBC, and Bloomberg News.

Moreover, Jim holds the esteemed position of Co-Founder and former Chairman at Advanced Care Partners, an expeditiously advancing home healthcare company dedicated to the care of our nation’s medically fragile children since 2010. The company has consistently secured a spot on Inc. Magazine’s list of fastest growing companies each year since 2016 (6x). In a recent milestone, Advanced Care Partners joined forces with a leading private equity firm in the healthcare sector to propel their growth into the future.

With a keen interest in start-ups, Jim is an active investor and board member in several ventures. Presently, he is actively seeking to expand his footprint in the realm of private equity, leveraging his expertise to guide companies through Afterburner Capital.

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