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Julie Murray – Moonridge Group
July 30 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Julie Murray is a lifelong Nevadan, and has dedicated her life to serving as a philanthropic
leader, guiding many initiatives that have greatly shaped the philanthropy and non-profit
landscape in Nevada.
She is with us today in her role as the Principal and CEO of Moonridge Group, a philanthropy
advising company that guides corporations, family foundations and individual philanthropists.
Additionally, when COVID hit, Julie was invited to serve on the State’s “Business Emergency
Operations Council,” a sub-committee of the Governor’s Task Force, to help navigate our way
through the impact COVID had on our state. Together, Julie, Punam Mathur and Elizabeth Blau,
co-founded Delivering with Dignity an emergency food response to the pandemic. She serves in
the seat for “philanthropy and non-profits”, and the Council includes members from EDAWN,
the Reno Chamber of Commerce, and other business and industry leaders from throughout the
Julie also is the President of the NV International Women’s Forum where she works with 100
Female CEO’s and pre-eminent women throughout the state. In addition, she is the Co-Chair of
the Hope Means Nevada mental wellness initiative, a campaign to raise funds and awareness
about mental health.
She serves as an Emeritus member of the University of Nevada Foundation, and is active as a
Mentor to many college students. She works closely with many Las Vegas philanthropists who
are engaged in the Nevada Corporate Giving Council, and the Greater Good Council.
Julie attended both UNR and UNLV and received her undergraduate and master’s degree from
the University of Nevada Las Vegas.