Our Team

Our Team

Patrick Murphy, CFP®, CLU®, CLTC, ChFC®

Managing Partner

I joined my dad’s firm in 1978 when I graduated from Murray State University. For the past 40 years, I have been a wealth advisor primarily focusing on families, business owners, and professionals.  We have developed a process that manages wealth and risk for clients. My main strength is building and maintaining long-standing relationships.

Designations and Registrations:

  • Chartered Life Underwriter – CLU®
  • Chartered Financial Consultant – ChFC®
  • Certified in Long-Term Care – CLTC

I have participated on a few boards including Medinah Country Club and Ronald McDonald House Charities.

I have been married since 1982 to Linda Reilly Murphy. We have three children and one grandchild, with another one on the way.

I enjoy competitive senior golf and general fitness.

Kyle Martin, CFP®,AAMS®

Wealth Advisor

Kyle Martin joined Murphy Financial Group in 2017 as a Wealth Advisor. He is now the third generation in the practice following his uncle, Pat Murphy, and grandfather, Ken Murphy. Kyle’s role at Murphy Financial Group is focused on managing client relationships through financial planning, asset management, and insurance. He also spends a lot of his time doing the portfolio management and investment research for client portfolios. Prior to joining the team, Kyle began his career at IBM followed by time at Powershares as an ETF specialist. 

Kyle graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Indiana Wesleyan University where he played on the golf team.  Indiana Wesleyan is also where Kyle met his wife, Allison, whom he married in 2012. They have three kids that certainly keep them busy, Sawyer, Henley and Barrett. 

Away from work, you will find Kyle spending time with his family or at the golf course. His passion for golf is something that is shared throughout the family and he began playing at a young age with his grandfather, Ken.

Contact: 630.523.0413

Steve Gentzler, CFP®

Financial Planning Coordinator

Steve Gentzler joined Murphy Financial Group in 2020 as a Financial Planning Coordinator. Steve assists with building and executing financial plans, develop cash flow models, and provide retirement analysis. In addition, he provides assistance in portfolio analysis, research, and monitoring client accounts. Steve also contributes to firm marketing and client service activities. Like everyone on the Murphy Financial Group team, Steve is a trustworthy and reliable player, dedicated to enhancing the client experience.


Steve obtained his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ in November 2018. Prior to joining the Murphy Financial Group team, Steve held a similar position in Wheaton, IL. In addition, Steve was a personal banker at Comerica Bank in Holland, MI to begin his career. Steve graduated from Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, MI where he majored in Business Management and played soccer.


Steve is originally from Zeeland, Michigan and currently resides in Wheaton, IL. He enjoys spending time with his wife and kids. Among other things, he enjoys hunting, fishing, and playing golf.


Contact: 630.523.0415

Caryn Fischer

Wealth Advisor Coordinator

Caryn Fischer joined Murphy Financial Group in 2000.  In her role as Wealth Advisor Coordinator, Caryn focuses on working closely with clients and their advisors in building their financial plans, cash flow modeling, retirement analysis, education needs and aggregating accounts in the eMoney Wealth Management System.  In addition, she is a point of contact for day-to-day client service needs for investment accounts.  Caryn enjoys the outdoors and has fun spending time with her husband, three children and three grandchildren.

Contact: 630.523.0412

Deborah Schulze

Client Service Coordinator

Debi joined Murphy Financial Group in 2006. In her role as Client Service Coordinator, Debi works closely with clients on daily service needs. She is the point of contact for clients who are obtaining new insurance or need something related to their current policies. Her dedication to service and thoroughness enhances the client experice at Murphy Financial Group. Outside of work, Debi enjoys spending time with her grandkids.

Contact: 630.523.0414