Mr. Murray is vice president of research for the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), an award-winning, not-for-profit research arm of the trucking industry that conducts objective research, analysis and evaluation on a range of transportation issues, such as safety, technology, productivity and security. Mr. Murray has overall responsibility for directing ATRI's portfolio of research and has served as project manager on research initiatives sponsored by FHWA, FAA, FMCSA, USDA, CBP, TRB and TSA. In addition, he has served on various transportation research committees for organizations such as the National Academy of Sciences, General Accounting Office, and Council on Competitiveness. Prior to joining ATRI, Mr. Murray worked for the Regional Transit Board (Minneapolis/St. Paul) as project administrator. He also spent several years working in economic development for a Chicago-based Fortune 50 business consortium. Mr. Murray received his BA from Gustavus Adolphus College, and his MS from Northwestern University.