Venture capital and finance firm Advantage Capital Partners headquartered in Clayton, Mo., has named Scott Murphy its chief investment officer.
Murphy previously worked at Advantage Capital from 2001 to 2009 and oversaw the firm’s $88 million New York investment portfolio. From 2009 to 2011, Murphy was a U.S. Congressman, representing New York’s 20th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Advantage Capital has several other offices nationwide, including Louisiana, New York, and California. The firm was founded in 1992 and has since raised more than $1.6 billion in institutional capital.