About Dennis Murphy
Specialities: Internal business operations, budgeting, accounting, cost control, inventory control, product costing, and pricing
Community Served: Stanislaus County
Formation: Born & raised on a farm (row crop & dairy) with significant responsibilities as a teenager.
Education: B.S. in Agriculture Business Management, Cal Poly, also studied Mechanical Engineering at Milwaukee School of Engineering and Advanced Business Management Courses through Ford Motor Co.
Employment: Ford Motor Co., Tractor Division, various job assignments in Northern & Central California for eight years. In 1977 purchased a Ford tractor dealership in Modesto and founded Modesto Tractor Co. Expanded Modesto Tractor Co. to include Kubota tractors as well as several lines of construction equipment. This business expansion also included purchasing five acres of open land and building a 17,000 sq. ft. facility on Crows Landing Rd in 1990. Sold Modesto Tractor Co. to Garton Tractor, our Turlock competitor, in 2005.