John Murdock

VP, Strategic Planning at Shore Capital Partners

John Murdock is the Vice President, Strategic Planning at Shore Capital, a microcap private equity firm focused on partnering with companies that have between $1-10 million of EBITDA. John is responsible for helping the SCP portfolio companies to architect strategies for growth and value creation by facilitating strategic dialogue, identifying innovation opportunities, developing points of differentiation, and gaining alignment of management and the Board of Directors on the company’s key strategic objectives.

Prior to joining Shore, John served as President of the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, Nashville’s central Entrepreneur Support Organization, helping entrepreneurs create, launch, and grow businesses. John joined the founding team of the Nashville Entrepreneur Center in its first year of operations. In more than 11 years at the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, John supported, built, and led programming to optimize strategic planning for more than 10,000 entrepreneurs across a wide variety of industries, stages, and business models. In that time, the Nashville Entrepreneur Center’s intensive, high-growth business support programs served more than 300 high growth companies, including Axial Healthcare, Ballparc, Beatdapp, Clarus Care, Greenlight Medical, Initial State, InQuickER, Leankit, Project10K, Songfluencer, Scope Security Solutions, Stratasan, and more.


  • VP, Strategic Planning

    Current role