Acorn winners 2011 – Laura Murphy

10 June 2011
Acorn winners 2011 – Laura Murphy

Age 26
Position Operations manager, Abode Exeter
Nominator Ros Young
Proudest career moment Winning an Acorn award. I have also loved being asked to provide some of the talks within education over the past couple of years.
Greatest inspiration Working alongside John Campbell and Michael Caines has been extremely inspirational. Watching how passionate and dedicated they both are has kept my career exciting and helped me drive forward.
Ambition I want to be a general manager of a quality food-led hotel. My ultimate dream is to be an industry leader and an inspiration to other young talent the way I have been so privileged to have had.

Laura Murphy has been a duty manager at Huddersfield Hotel, assistant manager at the Vineyard in Stockcross and operations manager at the Hallmark hotel in Manchester.

In 2009 she took on the role of operations manager at ABode Exeter, where she helped increase the revenue in the café, bar and restaurant by nearly £90,000.

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