Robert L. Koester

Rob Koester, CPA, is our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. A graduate of Truman State University with a B.S. in Accounting, Rob began his career with Deloitte and joined Murphy Company in 2003. Since then, he has worked diligently to ensure Murphy is always in the soundest of financial positions to tackle multiple large projects and, when necessary, to weather any temporary downturns in the construction market. Rob has provided the financial leadership to help support Murphy’s growth over the last two decades. He oversees the HR , IT, Procurement, Facilities, and Risk Management departments and has expanded the talent and resources dedicated to these essential areas of our business. Rob is an active community volunteer and serves as Treasurer of the SSM Healthcare Hospital Foundation, is the founder of the St. Clair Stars Youth Baseball Club, and is on the board of directors for American Contractors Insurance Group.  Rob and his wife, Christi, have two children, a daughter, and a son. He is an avid St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan and loves traveling the world.

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