MICHAEL MURRAY, Infrastructure Partner
Mr. Michael Murray joins Sustainability Partners as an Infrastructure Partner, Advisor.
Mr. Murray, co-founder and partner of C-Level Solutions is a seasoned executive with extensive experience in corporate alignment, asset and resource optimization, process improvement and management, and profitability. Over his 33-year career at Union Pacific Railroad, he held a variety of key positions in finance, operations, strategic planning and real estate.
During his tenure, Mr. Murray was responsible for leading and developing capital investment strategies, strategic oversight of a $1 billion operating budget, and had fiduciary responsibility for reporting financial results to the SEC. His expertise also includes leading cross-functional teams focused on mergers and acquisitions and supply cost reductions, as well as real estate lease portfolio management. In addition to his career at UP, Mr. Murray served as the VP/General Manager, managing a $70 million P&L for one of the world’s largest outsourced call center companies.
A relationship builder, Mr. Murray’s specialty is focusing on an organization’s people, processes and products to identify areas of operational ‘fine-tuning’, making incremental improvements that fuel growth and ultimately increase profitability. He uses his expertise to guide railroads, transportation-related companies and large industrial manufacturers from internal assessment and alignment, to resource optimization and the
implementation of profit-raising strategies.
Mr. Murray earned a BS/BA in Accounting from Creighton University and an MBA in Finance from Rockhurst University. He is an avid music lover and concert-goer, classic car enthusiast, and connoisseur of locally-produced beer and wine.