Murphy Funkhouser Capps: Storyteller, Speaker, Stage Performer, Brand Strategist, Business Coach & Educator

“Murphy has a talent for telling her story and for helping others find the words to tell their own”.

Stories connect us. They make us laugh, they make us remember and they inspire.

Murphy Funkhouser Capps has dedicated her life to telling stories, both her own as a storyteller, speaker and performer, and those of the businesses she serves as CEO, brand strategist and co-founder of Kudzu Brands, a full service branding and marketing agency based in Asheville, NC.

Murphy is particularly passionate about stories that capture this complex, messy, beautiful journey of life and the pursuit of one’s passions and dreams.

Murphy also supports entrepreneurs on their journey as a business coach and teacher.

About Murphy, clients and audiences have said, "Murphy is pure energy. She brings insight and passion to her clients, her speaking and her performances.”

Looking for a better way to tell your story? Want to have coffee and talk about the journey? Drop a note!

You can also invite Murphy to speak at your next workshop or event. Learn more about Murphy.

2018 Entrepreneur of The Year:

Asheville Chamber of Commerce

business speaking

A passionate supporter of the entrepreneur's journey, and an expert on business, branding and marketing, Murphy is available to speak to your business or organization.

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Inspirational Speaking

With compassion and humor for the human experience, Murphy is an ideal speaker for women's groups, business workshops, conferences and more.

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The Stage Plays

Do you know about the baggage? Learn more about Murphy's two one woman shows that utilize old “baggage” to tell her personal stories and to help others "carry on".

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Business & Entrepreneurship

Murphy has co-created a thriving brand and design business based in Asheville, NC. Learn more about Kudzu Brands and its work to help businesses tell their stories. 

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Murphy Speaks at RISE! Asheville about Setting
Down Your Business Baggage

"The human species thinks in metaphors and learns through stories." -Mary Catherine Bateson

“Don't be satisfied with stories about how things have gone for others. Unfold your own myth.”-Rumi