Business Speaking & Facilitating

Business Speaking & Education

Murphy Funkhouser Capps of Kudzu Brands is a standout in the crowd of branding experts. When she speaks to a crowd, she is truly engaging and commands their attention.  It’s obvious they know they’re getting a lesson from one of the best. Amy Jackson, Director of Engagement – Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce

MURPHY FUNKHOUSER CAPPS is the CEO, chief brand strategist and creative director at Kudzu Brands. She is also a writer, stage performer, and speaker who specializes in creativity and storytelling in business.

Murphy has worked for two decades in corporate training, management, marketing, and branding.

Known for her enthusiasm and passion for entrepreneurship and for helping small businesses grow, Murphy brings creativity, empathy, and excitement to any event.

She is a graduate of Leadership Asheville, Class 29, a member of the United Way Women’s Leadership Group, and serves on the UNC-Asheville Management and Accountancy Department Advisory Board. Murphy frequently speaks at UNC-Asheville, AB Tech, and Blue Ridge Community College, guiding entrepreneurs, marketers, and other small business owners. Murphy was awarded the 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the Asheville Chamber of Commerce.

Topics/Areas of Expertise:

  • Marketing
  • Branding
  • Inspiration
  • Creativity in Business
  • Storytelling
  • Support for Female
    Business Owners