Board & Staff


Murray Devine

Manager, Communications and Marketing
Community Investment

(941) 556-7122

What Murray Does at the Foundation

As Manager of Communications and Marketing, Murray oversees the Foundation’s communications, media relations, social media, and marketing efforts. He also directs the branding, strategic communications, and promotional efforts for the Giving Challenge, which benefits more than 560 local nonprofit organizations, as well as Season of Sharing, which provides a safety-net for families living under the threat of homelessness. Murray believes in the power of results-based, strategic communications and storytelling to build movements and drive positive social change. In his role, Murray most enjoys telling the various stories of good things happening in our community.

When Murray’s Not Working

In his spare time he can be found nourishing an appetite for music, graphic design, documentaries, tennis, and soccer. He also enjoys recording music and playing guitar, bass, and piano. He serves on the boards of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee’s Alumni Group and the Central West Coast Chapter of the Florida PR Association.

  • Year Murray joined CFSC: 2014

  • Born and raised in South Africa, moved to the U.S. in 2002

  • Sailed across the Caribbean  (Trinidad and Tobago to the Virgin Islands)

  • Dreams of attending a professional soccer match in Barcelona


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