Edward Murray

Deputy CFO, Dept of Veterans Affairs

Mr. Edward J. Murray, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Management and Deputy Chief Financial Officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is the principal advisor on activities and initiatives to improve VA fiscal operations including budget, financial management, financial management business transformation, business oversight and enterprise asset management programs. In this role, he directly supports the Assistant Secretary for Management and Chief Financial Officer with accountability of the overall budgeting and financial management of VA’s $300+ billion budget, as well as securing VA’s 23rd consecutive unmodified audit opinion on the Department’s Consolidated Financial Statements. With over 18 years of distinguished Senior Executive Service accomplishments, Mr. Murray has a proven track record of securing and executing resources in support of our most important national asset, America’s Veterans, which is the basis for his 2021 Distinguished Executive Presidential Rank Award and two previous Meritorious Executive Service Presidential Rank Awards in 2005 and 2011. He also received distinguished awards from the Commandant of the Coast Guard, Secretary of Transportation and the American Society of Military Comptrollers. Prior to his current appointment, Mr. Murray served as the Acting Assistant Secretary for Management and was the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance from December 2004 and February 2014. Mr. Murray has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, and a Master of Science in Information Systems Management from the University of Denver.