Monday, June 20, 2011

Barbara Murphy-Warrington Named New CEO of the Girl Scouts of Greater New York

Barbara Murphy-Warrington has joined the Girl Scouts of Greater New York, as its new Chief Executive Officer. In this role, Murphy-Warrington will provide leadership for accelerating growth and development of Girl Scouting for girls and volunteers in five boroughs – The Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan and Staten Island. Murphy-Warrington stated that working with the board, staff and volunteers to serve the Girl Scouts of Greater New York is the “opportunity of a lifetime.”

Murphy-Warrington credits her own early experience as a Girl Scout for providing the early foundation for her impressive leadership journey. She has demonstrated her passion for people and organization excellence through more than 25 years of senior leadership experience working in major global and domestic organizations including The Ford Foundation and CARE USA. According to Patricia Stensrud, Board President, “Barbara’s unique blend of experience, expertise and accomplishment will add tremendous value to our Council especially as we approach our 100th anniversary and continue to experience demand for our programs which outpace our capacity. We look forward to her leadership in making Girl Scouting as relevant as ever for New York City girls.”

Murphy-Warrington holds a Juris Doctorate from Rutgers and Master of Laws in Tax (LLM) from New York University, a Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Science from the University of Kansas, and certificates in coaching from The Fielding Graduate University and executive human resources management from Cornell University.