Mr. Murray brings over 20 years of experience as a successful entrepreneur in Emergency Department Management, EDIS, IT consulting, methodology, and vendor development. At SwiftMD, he plays a key role in business development and is responsible for sales and partnerships both nationally and internationally.
Concurrently, Mr. Murray also serves as COO of Pegasus Emergency Management. Previously, he served as COO and CFO with EmpowER Systems for 7 years. EmpowER is a boutique emergency medicine software company with annual ED visits well in excess of 2,000,000 patients. In addition to managing operations, finance, and sales, Mr. Murray spearheaded the business development programs that created "win-win" partnerships between EmpowER and their client hospitals.
Prior to EmpowER Systems, Mr. Murray was one of the founding partners responsible for the start-up of West Monroe Partners in Chicago, a national full-service provider of business and IT solutions. As well Mr. Murray spent 7 years with the national IT consulting firm Technium, where he was the founding Partner and manager of strategic relationships. Mr. Murray has extensive experience as an executive business development consultant, having helped many software vendors launch their enterprise solutions and national client partnership efforts.
Rich is a graduate of the University of Illinois-Champaign/Urbana, with an M.S. in Labor & Industrial Relations, and a B.S. in Psychology.