Brian Murphy

Brian Murphy

 Vice President, Strategic Partnerships at HuntStand

Brian Murphy is the V.P. of Strategic Partnerships at HuntStand, the largest and most widely used hunting and land management app in North America.

Brian has earned several honors including the National Conservation Award from the Australian Deer Association, the E.L. Cheatum Wildlife Excellence Award from The University of Georgia and being named one of Outdoor Life’s Top 25 Conservationists in the United States in 2011. Brian also is a prolific speaker and writer. He has conducted over 800 lectures and 150 television, radio, and podcast interviews. He also has published more than 125 popular articles as well as 28 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and training manuals.

Brian is a wildlife biologist with a B.S. in Range and Wildlife Management from Texas Tech University and a M.S. in Wildlife Resources from the University of Georgia. Murphy served previously as CEO of the Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) for 23 years, during which membership increased from 3,000 to 60,000 and the group became the most respected and influential whitetail organization in North America.

He has been married to his high-school sweetheart, Heidi, for more than 30 years and shares his love of the outdoors with his two daughters, Lauren, and Jordan, both of whom are avid hunters and anglers.


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