Natalie Murdock, Executive Director

Natalie began her fundraising career in 2005 after graduating Missouri State University with a degree in Communications with an emphasis in public relations. She has a background in both fundraising and marketing. She has been honored by the Springfield Business Journal (40 Under 40), Q102 (Q Awards) and is a graduate of Leadership Springfield. Natalie is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals previously serving as the chapter secretary, currently serving as membership chair and a member of The Network of Springfield’s Young Professionals Advisory Committee. Natalie is an active member of Springfield Metro Rotary. Natalie is a recent graduate of Missouri State University’s GO LEAD program. She is responsible for overseeing Foundation operations, establishing goals and objectives and representing the Foundation in the community.

Email Natalie: nmurdock@spsmail.org 

Tina Pham, Director of Development

Tina has a background in public relations through strategic communication, event planning and promotion. Her experience has been working within the various capacities of the Missouri State University’s Department of Communication and the Center for Dispute Resolution.She has a bachelor’s in public relations and a master’s in communication with an emphasis in organizational communication, both from Missouri State University.

Tina joined the Foundation in 2017 as an  intern, transitioned as the Administrative and Program Coordinator in 2018 and became the new Development Director in 2019. She is currently in Leadership Springfield’s Class 38 and is excited to be in the Springfield community!

Email Tina: ttpham@spsmail.org