A farmer's daughter from Minnesota, Michele Murray has deep roots connected to agriculture. She is passionate about improving access to healthy food, building community through food and strengthening the food system by building a deeper awareness of where your food comes from.
Michele is the director of marketing communications for the Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation, where she helps raise community support for one of the top children's hospitals in the country. She led communications for LiveWell Colorado where she helped launch Double Up Food Bucks and conduct a public awareness campaign on increasing physical activity. Prior to that, Michele led a 20-person integrated communications team for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, guiding the national “Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner.” advertising campaign, in addition to crisis communications, media relations, content strategy, digital strategy, health professional and retail/foodservice engagement.
Michele holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Michele and her husband Sean have two daughters, Addie and Lucy.