HOUSTON, November 11, 2011 – Today, Marsha Murray, President of Murray Resources, a leading recruiting and staffing firm based in Houston, Texas, was named to the list of “Who’s Who in Energy”.
The editors of the Houston Business Journal, Dallas Business Journal, and Pittsburgh Business Times selected 300 key players in the energy industry, with selections based on a combination of open nominations, industry outreach, and internal research by each publication.
The full “Who’s Who in Energy” list can be found online at
“It’s an honor to be among an elite group that includes leaders from a diverse set of practice areas, including law, finance, engineering, and academia. It’s particularly gratifying to share the list with so many of Murray Resources’ client companies,” said Ms. Murray.
Ms. Murray originally founded Murray Resources as a home-based business in 1988. The firm has since grown to include a base of over 750 clients, including many in the energy industry, as well as over 8,000 candidates. Murray Resources has successfully placed thousands of job candidates in roles ranging from administrative positions to C-level executives – and has helped a number of Houston’s leading companies build their teams.
In a study commissioned by the firm, Murray Resources’ clients reported a 95 percent match satisfaction rate versus an industry rate of between 50 and 60 percent. Murray Resources has been awarded the Houston West Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Star Award and has been recognized by the Houston Business Journal as one of Houston’s Fastest Growing Woman-Owned Businesses, as well as one of Houston’s Best Places to Work.
In 2004, the Small Business Administration in Houston named Ms. Murray Women’s Business Advocate of the Year. Ms. Murray is a member of the National Association of Personnel Services and is a past board President of the Texas Association of Placement Consultants. She is a former board member of the Women’s Business Enterprise Alliance and a member of the National Women’s Business Owners Corporation.
About Murray Resources
Murray Resources is a leading Houston staffing agency, providing quality professional-level placement services, as well as temporary, temp-to-hire, contract, payroll and direct hire administrative/clerical services. Over the past 23 years, Murray Resources has developed a unique placement process to match candidates based not only on experience and skill set, but also on how well a candidate can put that skill set to work within a particular corporate culture. Murray Resources’ 95% Performance Evaluation Score represents one of the highest placement satisfaction rates in the industry. For more information, contact Murray Resources at 713.935.0009 or visit murrayresources.com.