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

HOUSTON, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Murray Resources, a leading Houston recruiting firm, today announced that the company’s president, Marsha Murray, has been recognized as a Stevie Award finalist in the “Female Entrepreneur of the Year – Business Services” category.

Each finalist will be recognized as either a Gold, Silver or Bronze Stevie Award winner at an awards dinner at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City on Friday, November 17, 2017.

The Stevie Award for Women in Business honors women executives, entrepreneurs, and the companies they run – worldwide.  The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards. More than 1,500 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. Finalists were chosen by more than 170 professionals worldwide serving on five specialized judging committees.

“I’m thrilled for our entire team, as this award is really a reflection of the wonderful work they do for our clients and candidates on a daily basis. As recruiters, we are truly in the people business and our company is only as strong as the people who work for us. As we enter our 30th year of business, winning this award represents a wonderful milestone for company,” said Marsha Murray, president of Murray Resources.

“Every year we say that the current crop of Stevies for Women nominations couldn’t be better, and the next year we’re proven wrong,” said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of the Stevie Awards.  “The judges’ scores and comments bear witness to the fact that this year we will honor a truly remarkable class of women and women-led organizations in New York on November 17.”

Nominations were submitted by organizations in 25 nations including AustraliaBahrainCanadaGermanyIcelandIndiaItalyJordanKenyaLebanonMexicoNew ZealandNigeriaPakistanPhilippinesPortugalSaudi ArabiaSingaporeSouth AfricaSouth KoreaSwedenTaiwanTurkeyUnited Kingdom and the United States.

More information about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, including the full list of Stevie Award winners are available at More information about Murray Resources can be found at

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 seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. 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