J.J. Murphy City Manager (jjmurphycitymanager)

J.J. Murphy, a service-minded city manager, is a dedicated leader who has committed his career to making the city of Hobbs, New Mexico a great place to live. Hobbs, New Mexico sits in the middle of Lea County, which consists of a population of about 65,000 people and is considered the Energy Plex due to the fact that the local economy is supported by a diverse energy supply. The county and cities within it are fueled by nuclear, oil, solar, and gas energies that help feed the local economies. J.J. Murphy has helped lead the city during one of the fastest growth periods in the history of Hobbs from 2012 to 2015.