Murray Resources President Named Finalist for ‘Female Entrepreneur of the Year’ Award

Winners to be Announced During Award Gala in New York City on November 9, 2012

(Houston, TX – October 11, 2012) – Murray Resources, a leading Houston recruiting firm, today announced that the company’s president, Marsha Murray, has been named a finalist in the 9th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, and the companies they run – worldwide.  The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards.

More than 1,200 entries were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories, including Executive of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Women Helping Women, and Communications Campaign of the Year.  Ms. Murray is a Finalist in the ‘Female Entrepreneur of the Year – Business Services’ category.

“Being a finalist for the Stevie Award is particularly exciting because it recognizes our team for the amazing work that they do every day. Any entrepreneur knows it’s the people who walk through the door every day that make the organization. I’m continually inspired by our team’s dedication and commitment to building what I believe is the best recruiting firm in the country,” said Marsha Murray, president of Murray Resources.

Finalists were chosen by more than 130 business professionals worldwide during preliminary judging.  More than 90 members of the five final judging committees will determine the Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award placements from among the Finalists during final judging. The awards will be announced at during a gala event in New York City on November 9th, 2012.

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, 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. For more information, contact Murray Resources at 713.935.0009 or visit

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.  Learn more about The Stevie Awards at