Murray Resources Named to List of Fastest Growing UH-Owned Companies

Cougar 100 Recognizes Fastest Growing Houston University of Houston-Owned or Managed Companies in the World

Houston, Texas (November 6, 2017) – The University of Houston has recognized Murray Resources, a leading Houston recruiting firm, as a member of the 2017 Cougar 100, honoring the fastest-growing companies in the world, owned or operated by University of Houston alumni. 2017 marks the fourth consecutive year Murray Resources has made the list.

There are over 4,000 companies worldwide owned and/or led by UH alumni. Murray Resources was named the 36th fastest growing company – the highest ranking for the company to date.

“We are excited to once again be included in the Cougar 100 list. To be recognized among so many great companies is truly humbling, particularly with so many talented UH alumni starting successful businesses and contributing to their communities, both here in Houston and throughout the world. We thank the University of Houston for this incredible honor,” said Marsha Murray, president of Murray Resources.

Cougar 100 was launched in 2014 by the University of Houston Alumni Association to identify the 100 fastest growing companies that are Cougar-owned or-led. Honorees were recognized at an Awards Lunch  at the Bayou City Event Center.

About Murray Resources

Founded in 1988, Murray Resources is a leading Houston recruiting firm and staffing agency. The company serves a base of over 800 client companies, including numerous Fortune™ 1000 companies and high-growth small and medium-sized organizations, in the areas of administrative, accounting, customer service, engineering, finance, human resources, IT / technology, light industrial, management / leadership, manufacturing, marketing, operations, and sales. Murray Resources’ 95% Performance Evaluation Score represents one of the highest placement satisfaction rates in the industry. The company has been named a “Best Places to Work” by the Houston Business Journal and the #1 Fastest Growing Woman Owned Business in the Personnel Category by the Houston Business Journal.

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