CTSBDC Welcomes Murray Gates as New Agricultural Business Advisor


Connecticut Small Business Development Center (CTSBDC) proudly announces the newest addition to its team, Murray Gates, who joins as the Agricultural Business Advisor. With extensive experience and a passion for agriculture, Murray Gates brings a wealth of knowledge to CTSBDC.

In his role as Agricultural Business Advisor, Murray will provide personalized guidance and resources to farmers, agribusiness owners, and aspiring entrepreneurs, helping them navigate challenges, seize opportunities, and achieve their business goals.

From Corporate Leadership to Regenerative Agriculture Advocate

Murray’s professional experiences include employment with large multinational corporations, a small tech start-up, and several years with IT consulting companies.  While working for corporations in the gaming, pharmaceutical, energy, finance, and insurance industries, Murray earned certifications in Project and Product Management and served in various management roles focused on business strategy, projects, and project portfolios.

Murray is passionate about regenerative agriculture and spends much of his time working on his farm in the town of Sprague in New London County where he provides stewardship to all the living things above and below the ground.

Welcome to the team!