Murdock Anderson Consulting LLC and Attal Strategies, Raleigh, NC
Natalie Murdock is the Principal and Chief Strategist of MAC. She brings over a decade of experience in communications, local government affairs, grant management, project management, economic development, and political campaigns.
Most recently Natalie served as the Deputy Director of Communications for Attorney General Josh Stein, Traveling Press Secretary for the Deborah Ross for Senate Campaign, and Director of Marketing and Communications for GoTriangle Regional Transit Agency.
Her career began working with Chris Kromm at the Institute for Southern Studies in Durham, NC. She furthered her career at the City of Asheville Economic Development Office and Advantage West Economic Development Group. Utilizing her passion for regional economic development projects and transportation, she joined the Land-of-Sky Regional Council working on urban and rural transportation projects. Most notably, this includes the I-26 highway project, City of Asheville transit plan, and the local Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and Rural Planning Organization (RPO). Working as a transportation planner, Natalie developed a passion for government affairs and public engagement. She worked to ensure that members of the public were informed and included in the transportation planning process.
From there, she went on to work for the Town of Chapel Hill as a Grants Coordinator and GoTriangle as a Public Involvement Manager and Communications and Marketing Director. While at GoTriangle, Natalie worked on the Durham-Orange Light Rail Project (D-O LRT) and Wake County Transit Plan.
Natalie is from Greensboro, NC and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Communication Studies from UNC Chapel Hill. She completed her graduate work at Western Carolina University in Public Administration and additionally in Leadership and Organizational Change at Pfeiffer University.