With over 20 years of senior housing experience, Julie Murray leads Ecumen’s Business Development Services, including new real estate development, redevelopment and renovations, mergers and acquisitions, and third-party management opportunities. Since joining Ecumen in 2008, Julie and her team have developed innovative living opportunities, including Abiitan, Ecumen’s first urban retirement community in the Mill District of Minneapolis. She also led the collaboration with Lifestyle Communities to create and launch OneTwoOne Development Company and the Zvago Cooperative Living brand, building owned living spaces for older adults. Prior to joining Ecumen, Julie worked for Greystone Communities in Dallas, Texas, as a Regional Director of Marketing, managing sales and marketing for multiple entry-fee continuing care retirement communities. Julie is a graduate of Texas Tech University where she received a B.S. in Restaurant, Hotel and Institutional Management and has a Master’s Certificate in Organizational Leadership from St. Catherine University in St Paul, MN.