Kevin Murphy is a Shareholder and serves on the Firm’s board of directors as vice chairman. He is also the Firm’s Audit and Accounting Team leader. Kevin has over 30 years of audit and accounting experience with MSL and is the Firm’s Securities and Corporate Finance Practice Group leader. Prior to joining MSL, Kevin worked in the SEC/shareholder reporting department of a Fortune 500 company.

Kevin oversees the audits of many of the Firm’s publicly-traded clients. He deals with complex reporting and compliance issues and works to ensure compliance with SEC, PCAOB, and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.

Kevin also leads the Firm’s Employee Benefit Plan Practice Group and in this role serves as the audit shareholder for approximately 40 employee benefit plan audits, working closely with client management, third-party administrators, ERISA counsel, the IRS, and the DOL to ensure compliance with all applicable rules and regulations. Kevin has overall responsibility for quality assurance for all of the Firm’s employee benefit plan audit engagements.

Kevin has extensive experience in the following areas and industries:

  • High-Tech Industries
  • Manufacturing and Construction Companies
  • Initial Public Offerings (IPOs and SEC Filings)  
  • International Operations
  • Corporate Finance
  • Employee Benefit Plans
  • Assurance Services

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • BS in Accounting, University of Central Florida
  • CPA, Certified Public Accountant, licensed in Florida

AFFILIATIONS AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Florida Hospital Cardiovascular Institute Foundation Board, Treasurer
  • AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit & Accounting Guide Overhaul Task Force, Former Member
  • AICPA Professional and Personal Liability Insurance Plans Committee, Chairman
  • AICPA Employee Benefit Plans Expert Panel, Former Member
  • University of Central Florida Accounting Advisory Board
  • UCF Dixon School of Accounting Alumni Board
  • Greater Orlando Chamber of Commerce
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Central Florida, Former Board Member 

AWARDS AND HONORS

Kevin was one of just 11 members of the America Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Audit & Accounting Guide for the Employee Benefit Plans Overhaul Task Force, which was tasked with rewriting the entire guide