Gregory Murray, Coffee County Central High School Class of 1977, has recently completed requirements for a doctorate in Education and Executive Leadership at George Washington University in Washington D.C.. He also holds a Master of Science Degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville.
Murray has worked with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers in southern Maryland since 2006. He has been responsible for developing and teaching college-level labor education programs that focus on organizational leadership, and courses that strategically address the complexities inherent in labor-management contract negotiations. Murray also coordinated the development and delivery of some of the most advanced Employee Assistance Programs in North America. These multi-level college accredited programs are aimed at treating work-life problems that adversely impact the growth and profitability of companies.
Prior to moving to Maryland, Murray worked with the Tennessee AFL-CIO Labor Council in Nashville where he directed the Schools-to-Career program in collaboration with the Tennessee public school system and the TN Department of Education. While with the Council, he also coordinated numerous worker education and job programs through contracts with the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Murray resides in Derwood, Md. with wife, Lori Lin-Murray. They have four children, Dane 27, Tyler 23, Amanda 19 and Alex 16 years of age.