Senator Kevin Murray (ret.) serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Weingart Center Association, a Homeless Social Services Agency serving Los Angeles. Senator Murray has served in this position since 2011. Prior to his current role, Murray was the Managing Partner in The Murray Group, a legal and consulting firm specializing in Public Policy and Entertainment. He served as the Senior Vice President at the William Morris Agency (WMA), the world’s largest and most diversified talent agency. Murray worked primarily in the company’s corporate consulting division, as well as in the music, television and film divisions. He re-joined the agency in January 2006 after serving twelve years in the California State Legislature.
Throughout his career, Murray has been a champion in the areas of social services, solar energy, consumer privacy, urban parks, economic development, civil rights, the Internet, healthcare access, transportation issues, artists’ rights and the entertainment industry. Senator Murray sits on the corporate boards of the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, California American Water, and the Central City Association. He is also a member of the California State Bar and the L.A. World Affairs Council. He holds a Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Loyola Marymount University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and Accounting from California State University, Northridge, and has studied at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He is also a licensed real estate broker.