Therese Murray
Therese Murray

Former Massachusetts Senate president Therese Murray has joined Boston’s Rasky Partners as a strategic advisor.

The politician has been a member of the public affairs firm’s advisory board for two years.

Murray served as President of the Massachusetts Senate from 2007 to 2015. Initially elected to the Massachusetts Senate in 1992, Murray served on various committees prior to becoming Senate President, previously chairing the Joint Committee on Human Services and Elder Affairs, the Joint Committee on Insurance, and the Senate Ways and Means Committee. She was the first woman to lead a house of the Massachusetts General Court.

After leaving office, Murray founded educational nonprofit MassIgnite, which promotes Massachusetts’ economic sectors internationally.

Murray will serve as a consultant in Rasky’s public affairs practice and will focus on business development and growth opportunities in a bid to bolster the agency's presence across Massachusetts and New England.