Ed Murphy is a long-time nonprofit professional. From 1991-2000 Ed served as executive director for St. Stephens Human Services. During his tenure, St. Stephens grew from having four employees and 30 beds for homeless men to a multi-service agency serving homeless men, women and children. Ed went on to found the nonprofit Hearts & Hands Minnesota. He is an avid hiker and bicyclist with a long commitment and support of parks and trails.