Business Speaking & Facilitating

Business Speaking & Education

Murphy Funkhouser Capps of Kudzu Brands is a standout in the crowd of branding and business 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 partner and co-founder of Kudzu Brands. She is also a business strategist and speaker who specializes in branding, marketing, and storytelling in business.

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

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

Murphy 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. In 2018, Murphy was awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the Asheville Chamber of Commerce.

Topics/Areas of Expertise:

  • Marketing
  • Branding
  • Creativity in Business
  • Storytelling
  • Mission/Purpose
  • Company Culture

Talks Available for Groups or Organizations:

  • Branding 101
  • Marketing 101
  • Social Media Strategies
  • Telling Your Company Story
  • Customized talks for your needs!

Other Ways Kudzu Can Help:

  • Facilitating Group Brainstorms
  • Creating Mission/Vision statements in a group setting
  • Leading Focus Groups
  • Training on Team or Brand Culture
  • Conducting SWOT Analysis in a group setting