Shawn Murray is the Chief Financial Officer at McChrystal Group, where he leads financial operations of the company, including financial planning, analysis, controller, and accounting functions.
Prior to joining McChrystal Group, Shawn served for 28 years in the public sector and 2 years in the private sector. Most recently, Shawn reentered the public sector serving as the Finance and Admin Section Chief for one of FEMA’s National Incident Management and Assistance Teams where he deployed in support of Presidentially-declared priority missions and natural disasters, including the Center for Disease Control’s Ebola Response Mission, the flooding disaster in Texas, and wildfires disaster in California.
Shawn spent almost two years with Alcoa, Inc as the Senior Manager of Financial and Strategic Analysis for the Global Rolled Products group business unit, leading several successful cost saving initiatives.
Shawn retired from the US. Army in 2012 after serving as an Aviator and Financial Comptroller for 26 years. For the first 13 years of his Army career, Shawn served in a variety of aviation command and staff positions in four Army divisions, including the 82nd Airborne Division and 101st Airborne Division. He spent the final 13 years in the Army as a Comptroller where he served as the command comptroller, Director of Resources and Chief Financial Officer for several major commands, including the Joint Special Operations Command, the U.S. Army Special Operations Command and U.S. Forces – Afghanistan.
Shawn graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the US Military Academy. He earned a Master’s of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the US Navy War College, as well as a Master of Business Administration from Syracuse University.