Molly Murphy joined the Orange County Employees Retirement System as part of their executive leadership team as CIO in June 2017. Prior to assuming her new position, Ms. Murphy served as CIO at Mercy Health, a $5 billion multi‐state healthcare system based in Cincinnati, Ohio. Among Ms. Murphy’s achievements during her tenure at Mercy Health was developing an internal investment office with in‐house due diligence and risk analytics processes, and expanding private equity investments to include co‐investments alongside top venture capital and growth equity investors. Ms. Murphy brings years of private sector experience to her role at OCERS, where she will lead an in‐house staff of investment professionals and work directly with the OCERS Investment Committee on a number of initiatives including implementing the recently adopted asset allocation and evaluate the implementation of the private equity program. Before serving as CIO at Mercy Health, Ms. Murphy was CIO at Seasongood Asset Management in Cincinnati from 2000 to 2004. Among her achievements at that fixed income investment boutique was developing and marketing a start‐up investment advisory business and achieving asset growth moving from zero to approximately $2 billion during her tenure. Ms. Murphy is a CFA charterholder and earned an MBA from Xavier University with a concentration in Finance. Additionally, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, majoring in Finance and earning her Minor in Decision Sciences.