Margaret Murphy

Margaret Murphy

Founder and CEO, Bold Orange Co.

Description

Building on leadership roles in entrepreneurial businesses such as Carlson Co., Denali Marketing, and Olson, Margaret Murphy launched Bold Orange Co. (BOCO) in 2018. In four years, BOCO has grown to be a Forrester Research-recognized customer experience agency with more than 100 employees, supporting brands such as Citibank, Polaris, Target, and Be the Match. Since 2021, Murphy has spearheaded 141% revenue growth, making Minneapolis-based BOCO the 12th-largest marketing agency in Minnesota. Shortly after founding the agency, she led the acquisition of RaiseRight, a gift card fundraising platform that has helped nonprofits nationwide raise hundreds of millions of dollars.