Chris Murphy has a highly diversified background as a business owner and manager, financial analyst, and a consultant to entrepreneurial/owner-managed businesses.  He has over 17 years experience working in large, publicly-held corporations such as Ford Motor Company and Dell Inc., as well as owning his own entrepreneurial start-up companies. He is co-owner and Director of Operations of Maximum FX Salons Spas in Austin, Texas. As a leader in marketing systems and Internet lead generation through social media platforms, MFX has been recognized by Salon Today Magazine, Behind The Chair Magazine, Modern Salon, Strategies Magazine, and Austin American Statesman.


Chris serves as a Certified Strategies Business Coach for Strategies out of Centerbrook, Connecticut.  In addition to speaking regularly at salons and spas across America,  local Aveda Institutes and several local cosmetology schools, he has been a speaker at Neill Corporation’s Serious Business Conference  and Salonbiz PowerUp Conference held annually in New Orleans, Louisiana.