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Andrew C. Murphy, CPA
Vice President and Corporate Controller

Drawing from rich experience in corporate accounting for multinational public companies, Drew assists Safeguard's partner companies in working through technical accounting challenges.

Drew is primarily responsible for Safeguard's SEC reporting and technical accounting matters as well as assisting Safeguard's partner companies in working through technical accounting challenges associated with new business transactions.

Prior to joining Safeguard as Assistant Controller in December 2009, Drew spent 12 years in public accounting focused on financial audits and SEC reporting. Drew was an audit Senior Manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Philadelphia, PA serving primarily large multinational public companies in the manufacturing, medical products, chemical and pharmaceutical industries. In addition, he provided service to non-public companies in the auto dealership, retail/distributor, not for profit and government industries. Drew also served as a Senior Manager in PricewaterhouseCoopers' National Professional Services Group in Florham Park, NJ where he specialized in Accounting Consulting Services (ACS). In ACS, Drew assisted client engagement teams across the country in solving complex technical accounting issues primarily concerning revenue recognition, loss contingencies, inventory and stock compensation.

Drew has a B.A. in Business Administration / Accounting from Temple University, is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the AICPA.