July 17, 2014 – Executive recruiter Witt/Kieffer has recruited Christopher D. Murray as the new president and chief executive officer of The Montana State University Alumni Foundation. The search was led by consultant Jennifer Biehn and senior associate Mercedes Vance. Mr. Murray was most recently vice president for university advancement at the University of Idaho. “We are proud to have successfully brought Chris to the MSU Alumni Foundation in a pivotal role as president and CEO,” said Ms. Biehn. “Witt/Kieffer is committed to establishing the best candidates, and has extensive experience identifying exceptional, strong leaders in higher education and not-for-profit leadership advancement.” Witt/Kieffer assists hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, medical schools and physician groups; biotech, pharmaceutical, diagnostics and medical device companies; colleges and universities and not-for-profit community service and cultural organizations with senior administrative recruiting assignments.