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John D. Murphy, Jr.

PO Box 1326

New Town, ND 58763

(701) 312-0561

(70) 421-1134


Objective:                     To obtain a position in Retail and/or Management.


Summary:                    30 years of supervisory and leadership experience. Experienced in providing high quality customer service to both internal and external customers. During employment at Stupid Prices, built a large 20,000 sq. ft retail store from ground up. Dealt with contractors, inspectors, property management, hired/fired staff, set store policies, managed daily operations including financial accountability as well as the proper use of resources, both physical and human. Knowledgeable in merchandising as well as other intricacies of retail. Well trained in computer and cash register operations as well as the Microsoft Office Suite. Willing to do whatever takes for a business to succeed!


Experience:                 Cenex of New Town                                                                                                       New Town, ND

                                        Retail Sales/Customer Service/Merchandising                                                  1/18/2008 - Present


                                        Cartridge World                                                                                                           Centennial, CO

                                        Customer Service/Sales & Marketing Rep                                                               6/2007-12/2007


                                        Cartridge World                                                                                                         Sacramento, CA

                                        Customer Service/Refill Tech                                                                                        2/2007-6/2007


                                        Stupid Prices                                                                                                                      Roseville, CA

                                        Store Manager                                                                                                                         2006-2007


                                        Book Warehouse                                                                                                                 Folsom, CA

                                        Store Manager                                                                                                                     2005 to 2006


                                        Home Place Thrift Store                                                                                         Grand Forks, ND

                                        Part Time Assistant Store Manager                                                                                 2003 to 2004


                                                                                                                                             Grand Forks, ND

                                        Customer Service Representative,                                                                                   2001 to 2003

Level II                                                                                                                                                        


                                        Mexican Village                                                                                                        Grand Forks, ND

                                        Part Time Cook                                                                                                                   2000 to 2001


                                        University of North Dakota                                                                                    Grand Forks, ND

                                        Technical Coordinator                                                                                                       2000 to 2000


                                        Minot State University                                                                                                          Minot, ND

                                        IVN Coordinator                                                                                                                 1992 to 1999


                                        Cass Clay Creamery                                                                                                             Minot, ND

                                        Route Sales Delivery Driver                                                                                              1984 to 1989


                                        United States Air Force                                                                                                                           

                                        Security Forces                                                                                                                    1973 to 1984


Education:                   University of Minnesota                                                                                 Crookston, Minnesota

                                        B.S Business Management                                                                                                             2005


                                        Minot State University                                                                                      Minot, North Dakota

                                        B.S. Criminal Justice                                                                                                                       1992