Meghan R. Murray

Meghan R. Murray

Senior Lecturer

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Academic Areas

Areas of Expertise

Business Writing, Leadership Communication, Organizational Management, Interactive Media, User Experience, Visual Rhetoric, Social Media, Software Product Development, Consulting, Nonprofit Management

Education: B.A., University of Virginia; MBA, University of Oxford

Meghan R. Murray has served in a number of strategic and managerial roles across several industries, including startups and Fortune 100 corporations, complemented by work for local nonprofits and small businesses.   

Murray has served in executive roles in the University of Virginia's democracy-focused units since 2015. At the University, she oversees things such as strategic planning, board development, IT, HR, marketing, finance, personnel, and public events.

Before earning her MBA and pursuing a career in strategic marketing and planning, Murray worked in political fundraising and media. Since 1999, she has specialized in business strategy, online marketing, business development and purposeful planning at organizations such as Gap Inc. and Fannie Mae. She is the founder of a consulting firm, Stynson, and several agricultural businesses.

Murray lives on and manages a farm outside of Charlottesville, Virginia. She also serves on several community boards and committees ranging from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia to the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia (B.A., government) and the University of Oxford (MBA).