Nicole G Murray serves as the Partnership and Development Lead and is responsible for developing and managing relationships with corporate and foundation partners. Nicole has spent the last 15 years of her career focused on helping low-income families close the education and opportunity gap for their children, and working to find more creative and effective solutions to the challenges affecting the most vulnerable in our communities.  Nicole has held leadership roles in operations, sales and fundraising, and management. Of all this work, Nicole most enjoys relationship building and start-up projects.

Prior to The Brain Recovery Project, Nicole spent seven years at Citizen Schools, a national non-profit dedicated to closing the opportunity gap for low-income kids. Nicole served as the National Director of Growth Strategy & Development and National Director of Corporate Partnerships. Before that, Nicole worked at United Way of America, the national leadership organization for the United Way network, as a Director of Community Impact, and she also spent 3 years with Ashoka, a global organization focused on identifying and investing in leading social entrepreneurs.

Nicole and her husband, Jonathan, have two sons, Declan and Ronan. Ronan, her youngest, underwent a functional hemispherectomy at the age of 10 months at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.