Murray Whalen Communications
Turning thought leaders into business leaders™
Lisa Murray, Founder and Principal
A communications and media relations strategist with nearly 20 years of experience, Lisa specializes in creating sustainable brands for executives, experts, and entrepreneurs. She develops marketing communications campaigns for an array of professional service and technology companies in the legal, accounting, healthcare, life science, energy, and emerging technology industries.
With both corporate and agency experience, Lisa’s background spans international brand building, reputation management, competitive strategy, corporate communications, media relations and coaching, social media, product/practice launches, event planning, crisis counsel, and advertising. Her strategic counsel and program management have helped clients to build brand awareness, avoid/withstand PR crises, capture market share, drive sales leads, raise venture capital and prepare for divestitures and acquisitions.
Prior to establishing her own marketing communications business, Lisa spent seven years as Director, Marketing Communications for the international law firm of Brown Rudnick LLP. In this role, she was responsible for the Firm’s brand strategy including press relations, attorney thought leadership activities, web design and content, social media, and all external and internal communications. Among her accomplishments, Lisa developed Brown Rudnick’s first PR program, launched the Firm’s first blog and podcast, and led the Firm’s most recent rebranding efforts.
Prior to Brown Rudnick, Lisa was a senior executive at two of the top New England PR firms, where she provided expert counsel to a wide range of clients in the professional service, high tech, industrial manufacturing, energy, healthcare, and life science industries.
An experienced and versatile writer, Lisa routinely develops business plans, press releases, case studies, technical pieces, expert opinions, human interest stories, op-eds, corporate profiles, executive speeches, web content, and marketing collateral.