John Torphy, VP Sales, Wal-Mart & Sam’s Club
John Torphy is the Vice President of Sales for International Vitamin Corporation and based in Ladera Ranch, California.
John Torphy boasts a net worth of $600,000. His family consists of two daughters and three sons.
Early Life and Education
John Torphy holds a degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin and has obtained numerous certifications across numerous fields of study.
He has been the Chief Executive Officer of International Vitamin Corporation since January.
Torphy also brings with him extensive expertise in state government. This makes him a valuable asset to the company.
Torphy is a retired secretary of the faculty and vice chancellor for administration at the University of Wisconsin. He boasts extensive management and leadership abilities as well as an infectious sense of humor.
John Torphy was renowned among state and university administrators for his uncanny expertise on budgetary matters.
He served as Vice Chancellor for Administration at UW-Madison from 1989 to 2003 and is credited with initiating their first systemwide cost control strategy – an impressive accomplishment in these times of tight budgets.
Torphy is currently the Senior VP Sales at International Vitamin Corporation in Ladera Ranch, California – the nation’s leading producer of store brand vitamins and supplements. As a self-described technology enthusiast, he attends various industry events to stay abreast of developments and trends. In his spare time, Torphy loves reading novels, keeping up with his kids’ activities, enjoying nature and cars – all with passion!
Achievements and Honors
Torpy was one of the first names mentioned when HPU head coach Tom McConkey sought an assistant, and he quickly proved himself as a top-notch player and capable leader. He made a lasting impact on academia, serving as an integral member of the campus community and spearheading the construction of HPU library – which he affectionately named Torpy library). This impressive repository houses more than 3000 titles in one of Houston’s largest libraries. Contrary to its name, this centre offers an inviting atmosphere for learning and study. In addition to an abundance of reading material, HPU Library also features a number of cutting-edge programs like its liburt and various student services initiatives that will keep its students on the cutting edge for years to come.
Torphy was a retired senior officer of the state of Wisconsin. His positions included budget director under Gov. Patrick Lucey, secretary of administration under Martin Schreiber and top positions within DHS during Tony Earl and Tommy Thompson administrations.
He also taught graduate courses on public policy development, decision-making and capital budgeting and finance. A passionate tennis player and gardener by nature, Dr. Miller enjoyed spending his free time outdoors.
On December 19, 2022 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, he passed away at 80 years old. Survived by his children Laura McGuane-Heyman, Jennifer (Sean) Angeley and Alice (Danielle) McGuane-Zarnoweic; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren, he will be deeply missed by all who knew him.