Paul Murphy:

J. Paul Murphy, ARWA Chairman, CPA of Clarks Summit, is a partner with the CPA firm Murphy, Dougherty & Co., and has more than thirty-six years experience in public accounting for clients in a wide variety of industries which includes sewer system authorities, townships, boroughs, school districts and other governmental agencies. Mr. Murphy has been qualified as an expert witness on more than 35 occasions for courts in Lackawanna, Luzerne, Wayne and Monroe Counties. He has testified as to values of companies in a wide range of industries ranging from service to manufacturing. He has also testified as an expert witness on other business matters. He is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Murphy resides with his wife, Mari. They have two grown children, Paul and Meghan.