DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

SECRETARIES

FORMER SECRETARIES


[photo, Dominick E. Murray, Secretary of Business & Economic Development] DOMINICK E. MURRAY
Secretary of Business & Economic Development, 2013-15
Acting Secretary of Business & Economic Development, 2013
Deputy Secretary of Business & Economic Development, 2009-13
Assistant Secretary, Regional Development, 2007-09

Assistant Secretary, Regional Development, January 2007 to February 2009.

Deputy Secretary of Business & Economic Development, February 2009 to January 2013. Member, Ecosystem Services Working Group, Dept. of Natural Resources, 2010-11. Chair, Task Force on Industrial Job Creation in Baltimore County, 2011-12. Member, Marcellus Shale Safe-Drilling Initiative Advisory Commission, 2011-15; Task Force to Study Economic Development and Apprenticeships, 2013.


Secretary of Business and Economic Development, February 21, 2013 to January 6, 2015. Resigned January 6, 2015. Acting Secretary, January 26 to February 21, 2013. Member, Climate Change Commission, 2013-14; Governor's Interagency Council on Homelessness, 2013-14; Maryland Smart Growth Investment Fund Work Group, 2013-14.

Member, Governor's Executive Council, 2013-15; Governor's Subcabinet for International Affairs, 2013-15; Smart Growth Subcabinet, 2013-15. Chair, Maryland Military Installation Council, 2013-15. Co-Chair, Employment Advancement Right Now (EARN) Stakeholder Work Group, 2013-15. Board of Directors, Maryland Agricultural and Resource-Based Industry Development Corporation, 2013-15. Member, Maryland Agricultural Education and Rural Development Assistance Board, 2013-15; Governor's Intergovernmental Commission for Agriculture, 2013-15; Animal Waste Technology Fund Advisory Committee, 2013-15; Maryland Aviation Commission, 2013-15. Board of Directors, Bainbridge Development Corporation, 2013-15. Member, Critical Area Commission for the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays, 2013-15; Maryland Commission on Cybersecurity Innovation and Excellence, 2013-15; Interagency Disabilities Board, 2013-15; Maryland Economic Development Assistance Authority, 2013-15; Maryland Economic Development Commission, 2013-15; Education and Workforce Training Coordinating Council for Correctional Institutions, 2013-15; Maryland Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Council, 2013-15; Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities, 2013-15; Maryland Green Purchasing Committee, 2013-15; Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, 2013-15; State Highway Access Valuation Board, 2013-15; Governor's Commission on Hispanic Affairs, 2013-15; Maryland Industrial Development Financing Authority, 2013-15. Member, Maryland Life Sciences Advisory Board, 2013-15; Maryland Advisory Commission on Manufacturing Competitiveness, 2013-15; Maryland Integrated Map Executive Committee, 2013-15; Interdepartmental Advisory Committee for Minority Affairs, 2013-15; Maryland Offshore Wind Business Development Advisory Committee, 2013-15. Board of Directors, PenMar Development Corporation, 2013-15. Member, Maryland Port Commission, 2013-15; P-20 Leadership Council of Maryland, 2013-15; Renewable Fuels Incentive Board, 2013-15; Rural Maryland Council, 2013-15; Governor's Commission on Small Business, 2013-15; Maryland Small Business Development Financing Authority, 2013-15; Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland, 2013-15; State Center Executive Committee, 2013-15; Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission, 2013-15. Board of Directors, Maryland Technology Development Corporation, 2013-15. Member, Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission, 2013-15; Governorís Warrior to Worker Council, 2013-15; Maryland Wine and Grape Promotion Council, 2013-15; Governor's Workforce Investment Board, 2013-15. Board of Directors, Maryland Workforce Corporation, 2013-15. Member, Coast Smart Council, 2014-15; Maryland E-Nnovation Initiative Fund Authority, 2014-15; Interagency Food Desert Advisory Committee, 2014-15; Council on Open Data, 2014-15; Task Force to Ensure Retirement Security for All Marylanders, 2014-15; Youth Apprenticeship Advisory Committee, 2014-15. Executive Board, Northeastern Maryland Additive Manufacturing Innovation Authority, 2014-15.

Acting Executive Director of Business and Economic Development, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, 2015-.

Economic Development Officer, Baltimore City, 2002-07. Member, Development Group, Mayor's Office, Baltimore City, 2003-06; Planning Commission, Baltimore City, 2003-06.

Born in Harrison Township, Michigan, February 3, 1954. Attended Sacred Heart Seminary, Detroit, Michigan, 1971-73 (philosophy & theology). University of Detroit, B.A. (radio & television communications), 1976. Training specialist, Chrysler Corportation, 1977-79. Staff administrator, 1983-86, business operations coordinator, 1986-88, and business development & marketing, 1988-91, Westinghouse Electric Corporation. Partner, MasterWorks MultiMedia, Inc., 1991-92. Sales representative, 1992-94, Director, Comskill Learning Center, 1994-96, and Director, Sales and Marketing, 1996-97, O/E Mid-Atlantic, Inc. Sales manager, GE Capital IT Solutions, 1998-99. Senior account executive, ARIS Corportation, 1999-2000. Senior Account Executive, G1440, 2000-01. Account Executive, WLIF, CBS Radio, Baltimore, 2001-02. Advisory Board, University of Maryland Cooperative Education Office, University of Maryland Baltimore County, 1984; University of Maryland Writing Institute, University of Maryland Writing Institute, University of Maryland Baltimore County, 1984-85; The Johns Hopkins Diabetes Center, 1987-90. President, Maryland Chapter, International Television Association, 1990-92. Board of Directors, Greater Baltimore Technology Council, 1997-99 (chair, information technology committee, 1994-97); Downtown Management Authority, 2008-; Baltimore Convention and Tourism Board (Visit Baltimore), 2012-. Vice-Chair, Board of Directors, World Trade Center Institute, 2013-.

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