New York City, N.Y. – WithumSmith+Brown (Withum) PC, the nationally ranked advisory and public accounting firm, has announced the appointment of Heather Murphy-Walker to its New York City office team. In her role as business development executive, the Manhattan resident will spearhead all office-growth initiatives and serve as the conduit for the firm’s client base.

Murphy-Walker possesses more than 10 years’ marketing and business development experience in the professional services sector. Prior to joining Withum, she was a consultant for NABA, Inc. In this role, she spearheaded all marketing and communications efforts, as well as key operations aspects related to their annual convention. Previously, Murphy-Walker was a consultant with a technology CPE firm and held communications and marketing management roles with AICPA during the course of an eight-year period.

“Heather’s background of leading product development and refining and focusing marketing and sales strategies are a tremendous value add to our team roster of talent,” said Mike Stallone, partner-in-charge of Withum’s New York office. “We welcome her contributions and track-record for success in building relationships throughout New York City and beyond.”

A graduate of University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Murphy-Walker will continue to focus on building and fostering relationships with well-established organizations as well as area start-ups. “It is an exciting time to join a forward-thinking firm like Withum, which has emerged as a critical, trusted advisor while also rendering traditional tax and assurance/accounting services,” said Murphy-Walker. “I’m eager to assist current and prospective clients by helping them articulate and understand their unique business needs and how Withum can help them achieve – and exceed – their goals.”

Established in 1974, Withum is a national top-ranking public accounting firm providing advisory, tax and assurance/accounting services to businesses and individuals on a local-to-global scale. Headquartered in Princeton, NJ, additional offices are located in major financial centers including New York City, NY; Boston, MA; Philadelphia, PA; Washington, DC.; and Orlando, FL. Withum is an independent member of HLB, the global advisory and accounting network. Visit for more information.