Murray Resources President Named Most Admired CEO by Houston Business Journal

HOUSTON, TX (August 21, 2019) – Today, the Houston Business Journal announced it has named Marsha Murray, founder and president of Houston staffing and recruiting firm Murray Resources, to their 2019 list of Most Admired CEO’s. In selecting the honorees, a panel of judges looked for characteristics such as contribution to company success, civic involvement, and career achievement.

The award was given to 59 business leaders around Houston, including 42 for-profit leaders and 17 nonprofit leaders. The honorees came from a range of industries, including architecture, manufacturing, staffing and recruiting, finance, healthcare, real estate, technology and transportation.

When asked what she’s most proud of accomplishing as a leader, Marsha Murray responded, “I’m most proud of the culture and family atmosphere we’ve been able to build. I love achieving our financial goals, but my most treasured company awards are the ones where our employees have rated us a best place to work. That’s something I’m incredibly proud of.”

Marsha started Murray Resources in 1988 after working in the staffing business for several years. She had a vision of a staffing and recruiting firm based on respect for both clients and candidates. Marsha made it her mission to emphasize a more strategic, attentive approach in her business, with a true focus on identifying a strong fit between employer and candidate.

Today, the company serves a base of over one thousand client companies, including numerous Fortune™ 1000 companies, as well as high-growth small and medium-sized organizations.

About Murray Resources

Founded in 1988, Murray Resources is a leading Houston recruiting firm and staffing agency. The company serves a base of over one thousand client companies, including numerous Fortune™ 1000 companies and high-growth small and medium-sized organizations, in the areas of administrative, accounting, customer service, engineering, executive / leadership, finance, human resources, IT / technology, light industrial, 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. More information about Murray Resources can be found at