Zachary Murray is the Organizing Director at The Guild.
Prior to his work at The Guild, he led UpSouth/DownSouth Community Development, a consulting practice that provided capacity building, leadership development, and technical assistance for new and emerging Community Land Trust efforts. Previously, Zach was a program manager with the Oakland Community Land Trust where he worked to promote resident-centered solutions, community ownership, and permanent affordability through policy advocacy, technical assistance, and fundraising. Zach was a state and local policy specialist with Grounded Solutions Network. A graduate of Cornell University, Zach’s passion for community development and justice using race and place as a lens is inspired by his upbringing in Baltimore, MD.