Mr. Joe Murray has nearly 20 years’ experience in municipal government, including more than 15 years as a city/village manager.  Immediately prior to joining Springsted in 2007, he served as the Village Manager of Greendale, Wisconsin for more than nine years.  With his vast array of local government experience, Mr. Murray is very familiar with the fiscal, management, organizational, political and economic development challenges facing cities, villages, towns and counties throughout Wisconsin and the upper Midwest.  As a Certified Independent Professional Municipal Advisor (CIPMA) he is a skilled financial advisor and management professional who is able to listen to a client’s issues and concerns, research and evaluate viable options and present innovative, creative and practical solutions that can be successfully implemented.  Mr. Murray received a Master of Public Administration from the University of Kansas and maintains his membership in the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and the Wisconsin City/County Management Association.