Tia Murry, MHR, was named the Executive Director of SAFY of Oklahoma in 2016. She is responsible for the care and treatment of youth and families throughout the state, and manages the fiscal and contractual viability of all Oklahoma programs and services. Tia oversees SAFY of Oklahoma’s clinical and business operations advancing the organization’s Model of Care and evidence-informed practices.
Tia’s primary employment history is in the field of Social Services where she held senior leadership positions for state agencies and non-profit organizations. She previously served as the Vice President of Program Services for Goodwill Industries of SW Oklahoma and North Texas, and CEO of Jimmy Crews. She founded the Sunny Beginnings Child Care & Education Center, LLC, an educational child-care facility, and Life Renewed Enterprises, LLC, an organization which completes adoption home studies. She is a published author of the best-selling book Fabulous New Life, 28 Women: Boldly Sharing Their Transformational Journey to Creating an Extraordinary Life.
She holds a Master of Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma and a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Science and Art of Oklahoma.