Shanae Y. Murray, MAOD, SHRM-CP, C.M.

Chief, Division of Administration & Performance Management


About the Speaker

Profession: Chief, Division of Airport Technology

Company:  BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport

Shanae Y. Murray is the Chief of Administration & Performance Management of the Maryland Aviation Administration – MDOT. Shanae is responsible for providing advice to the Executive Director and the Executive Management Team regarding all administrative, human resources, fair practices, safety & risk management, training and organizational development related matters.  Shanae oversees the development of funding strategies for operating and capital budget requirements related to workforce and safety/risk management matters.


Shanae is responsible for ensuring compliance with and enforcement of all Federal, State and local government legal, regulatory, and policy/procedural requirements.  She ensures that the actions of the division are aligned with MDOT MAA’s vision, mission and strategic plan, including the delivery of learning programs and curriculum in support of the organization’s management program.  She oversees the organization’s integrated talent management system including recruitment, work planning, performance management, performance evaluation, and succession planning.


Shanae has 20 plus years of diverse experience in various leadership roles in several industries; Finance, Healthcare, IT, HR Consulting, and Retail. She is an active community participant and is involved in several organizations whose focus has been to develop talent, mentor youth, and provide access and opportunities for disadvantaged and underserved communities.


Shanae is a proud native of Baltimore City and graduate of the Frederick Douglass Senior High School.  Shanae has a Bachelor of Science in Business and Management from Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore Maryland) and a Master of Arts in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix (Columbia Maryland).  She is also a graduate of the Associated Black Charities Leaders2000 Plus, “Sankofa” Class and an Alumni of the Kaiser Permanente Institute for Equitable Leadership.  Shanae has been married to her best friend Fred for over 30 years and they love their empty nest.