Speaker for:
April 18, 2019

Thomas P. (Tom) Murray


Tom Murray serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority which works to deliver experiences that uniquely enrich the lives of Charlotte’s visitors and residents.

Through leadership in destination development, marketing and venue management expertise, Murray oversees efforts to maximize the region’s economic potential through visitor spending, creating jobs and opportunities for the community.

Brands supported by the CRVA include the Charlotte Convention Center, Spectrum Center, Bojangles’ Coliseum, Ovens Auditorium, NASCAR Hall of Fame, Charlotte Regional Film Commission and Visit Charlotte.

With more than 30 years of experience, Murray has long served as a leader in the hospitality industry for some of the nation’s largest hotels and travel organizations, including Lindblad Expeditions of New York and Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG).

Murray is a graduate of Villanova University with a Bachelor of Science degree in accountancy. He and his wife Alison are the proud parents of two daughters.