People like Stephen Murray are what we call a rare breed in today’s world. They come along but once in a lifetime and when they do, they make a lasting impression that lasts for generations. They don’t just come around, disappear, and are forgotten.
What Stephen Murray has done in his lifetime will last for a long, long time. That is the true testament to an individual: their staying power. In his career, he was the president and chief executive officer of CCMP Capital. They were a private equity firm which took care of buyout and growth equity equity transactions. However, what most remember about him and still talk about to this day were his efforts in philanthropy. Learn more about Stephen Murray CCMP Capital: https://www.pehub.com/2007/10/5-questions-with-stephen-murray/
In my eyes, when you give back, are unselfish, and truly care about others, that is when you stand out from the pack. You look out for the well-being of others, care about them, and do whatever you can to help and give back. It isn’t all about you.
You are compassionate, thoughtful, and kind. That is where Stephen Murray really shined and why he made such a positive impact on everyone that had the pleasure of interacting with him or encountering him in their day-to-day life.
In addition to that, he was always on the cutting edge of things and able to see what lied ahead and what was in the future. That is why he was such a great president and chief executive officer. He had a keen eye for talent and a keen eye for the business. Read more: CCMP Capital Advisors Gets Backing to Resume Investing From Fund
It is why he was one of the best, if not, the best at what he did. He always stayed in touch with what was going on and had his pulse on the future – read more: This Old Thing? Private Equity Honcho Drops Little Place Uptown for $11M. Nothing was too big or too overwhelming for him. He took it all on, head first, and did whatever was necessary to succeed and get ahead the right away.
He didn’t believe in the word “no” and didn’t believe in problems. He only looked for solutions and ways to make things right. When he put his mind to something, nothing could stand in his way. Learn more about Stephen Murray CCMP Capital: http://fortune.com/2015/03/13/ex-ccmp-capital-ceo-steve-murray-passes-away/
He was not a negative person nor was he an overly in-your-face person. He was aggressive but in a good way. He didn’t bully people or overwhelm them. He simply cared and would go above and beyond the call of duty to get the results needed. He was as determined as they come.