Murray Fournie began his career in philanthropy in college as a phone-a-thon volunteer and has developed that initial passion for helping others into a 20-year career of assisting non-profit organizations in raising over $250 million.
Eckerd College, the American Cancer Society, St. Bonaventure University, Indian River Medical Center and Jupiter Medical Center all have benefited from Murray’s fundraising expertise.
In addition to serving in leadership roles in fundraising, Murray also enjoys teaching, and he has co-authored an article for the National Council on Planned Giving, now the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning.
Active in community and professional activities, Murray has served on the board of the Exchange Club of Vero and the Indian River Planned Giving Council, has assisted the Resource Development Committee for the United Way of West Palm Beach and is a member of Partnership for Philanthropic Planning, Association of Fundraising Professionals, Association for Healthcare Philanthropy and Martin County Estate Planning Council.
Murray holds a bachelor of science degree from Eckerd College, a master in education from Vanderbilt, national certification as a Certified Fund Raising Executive, and the prestigious status of Fellow with the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy.
Murray enjoys fishing, rowing, snorkeling, clay shooting and spending time with his family.