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Nov 19, 2018,
Santa Rosa
Jim Murphy & Associates Announces Leadership Changes


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November 16, 2018  [SANTA ROSA, CA] — Jim Murphy & Associates has announced the promotion of Jesse Malone to Vice President in charge of Operations in the next evolution of the construction firm’s senior leadership structure. Under the new structure, former Vice President Steve Ronchelli is now President. Former President Jim Murphy is now CEO.

“One of our priorities has been developing the next generation of leaders who will carry forward the culture of stewardship and trust that Jay True and I built over our 30 years in business. Steve and I have the highest confidence that Jesse is prepared for these responsibilities. He has demonstrated he is absolutely the right choice to foster and grow the relationships with clients, architects, subcontractors and suppliers that are JMA’s foundation,” said Jim Murphy.

As VP of Operations, Malone oversees JMA’s field team. As a senior level manager on the leadership team, his enthusiasm, creativity and communication skills make him invaluable in helping to guide the firm’s growth. Malone joined JMA in 2006, and was a leader in managing the construction of Auberge Resorts’ premiere Solage Resort and Spa in Calistoga. His background in large scale commercial work gives him a solid base for understanding commercial projects undertaken by JMA, while his experience at JMA managing the successful construction of several private residential estates rounds out his construction portfolio. 

Jim Murphy & Associates 

Jim Murphy & Associates (JMA) is a residential and commercial construction company based in Santa Rosa, CA.  In business since 1976,JMA specializes in building and remodeling distinctive custom homes and commercial projects including: winery facilities, office buildings, hospitality facilities including resorts, restaurants, industrial buildings, medical and dental offices, light retail construction, among others.  Commercial clients have included American AgCredit, Exchange Bank, AltaPacific Bank, Peterson Tractor, Clos du Bois Winery, Paul Hobbs Winery, Williams Selyem Winery, Three Sticks Wines, Stewart Cellars, Sonoma Country Day School, Sonoma Academy, Auberge Resorts, The Tides Restaurant, Pediatric Dental Initiative, and Redwood Regional Oncology Center. For more information about JMA, call or go to:

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