Peggy Murphy

Economic Development
Title: Economic Development Coordinator
Phone: (707) 476-4808

Peggy Murphy is an Economic Development Coordinator for the County of Humboldt's Economic Development Team. In her role she provides oversight and management for the programs of the Humboldt County Workforce Development Board and Project Trellis. 

Prior to working with the County, Peggy spent over 3 years as the manager of the North Coast Small Business Development Center where she helped all kinds of businesses pursue their goals. Peggy's primary focus was on art businesses and Ecommerce businesses. In addition to supporting businesses, Peggy was tasked with making sure office functions ran smoothly from both a financial and an operational perspective. Peggy’s work history also includes Google Maps, The University of Washington and MediCann. Additionally, she owned the Hat Rac Fine Art Gallery in Oakland, CA. Peggy brings to the Economic Development Department lessons learned from both the public and private sectors.

In her free time, Peggy is a silversmith, a gardener, and is an active supporter of her husband’s art career. She also loves to spend time with her family, dogs, chickens and bees.


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