Blake Murden Assumes New Role as CEO of Shield Land Stewardship Group

By April 8, 2021April 12th, 2021Conservation

Dr. Blake Murden assumed the role of CEO of Shield Ranch Land Stewardship Group effective January 1, 2021.

Shield Land Stewardship Group LLC provides comprehensive land and facilities management services for Shield Ranch and Shield Ranch Foundation (Travis and Hays County), Shield Ranch Camp Wood (Real County) and Shield Ranch Cherry Canyon (Jeff Davis County).

Blake began his work at Shield Ranch in 2016 as Director of Land Stewardship. In 2018, he assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer for Shield Ranch and Shield Ranch Foundation. Since 2019, Blake has served as the internal team project manager for the design and construction of the Campsite at Shield Ranch.

The Shield-Ayres family is grateful to Blake for his leadership and for the many and varied gifts and talents which he brings to our work together. Please join us in congratulating Blake on his promotion.

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