Lori Murray brings a breath of corporate social responsibilities best practices, relationship building and fundraising experience to her role at the YWCA Bergen County as Director of Development and Communications. As a Community Outreach Specialist at SUEZ for almost 10 years she engaged with many nonprofit agencies throughout Bergen County, developing funding opportunities and program/volunteer and cause-marketing initiatives that positively impacted the agencies she supported. Her community focus and knowledge of corporate and nonprofit brand positioning has allowed her to develop strategic and meaningful partnerships.
Her prior employment history includes a successful career in the retail and manufacturing arena working for Federated Department Stores, Town &Country Living and other textile manufacturers in brand marketing.
Most notably Lori recently graduated from Bergen LEADS and has served on various nonprofit boards and planning committeesincluding, MEVO, (Mahwah Environmental Volunteer Organization), YWCA Bergen County, Hackensack Riverkeeper, Volunteer Center of Bergen County, and the Oradell Kids Foundation,
Lori received her BA in Communications at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.
As a Bergen County resident Lori continues to support local organizations serving as an officer for the last 6 years on the River Dell High School Cross County board as well as a long-standing Sunday school teacher at her church. An active mother of 4 boys Lori and her husband have resided in Oradell for the last 22 years.