Sharon Murphy is a graduate of the University of Connecticut and a longstanding member of the American College of Healthcare Administrators. She has worked as a licensed nursing home administrator for more than two decades, during which time she has been employed by medium-sized organizations and a large national corporation. In addition to being an Executive Director, she was Regional Vice President overseeing the function of four nursing homes. Homes administered by Murphy have been honored with awards of excellence. Murphy has been published in a magazine for the elderly, and been interviewed by the media and quoted in television and in print. She is an active member of Toastmasters International and has addressed this topic to various groups. She is the author of "Nursing Home Confidential: An Insider's Guide to Navigating the Nursing Home Industry".