Council Leadership

Barbara Murphy-Warrington, CEO


Barbara Murphy-Warrington joined the Girl Scouts of Greater New York as its Chief Executive Officer in June 2011. In this role, Murphy-Warrington is providing leadership for accelerating growth and development of Girl Scouting for girls and volunteers in five boroughs.

Murphy-Warrington views working with the board, staff, and volunteers to serve the Girl Scouts of Greater New York as the “opportunity of a lifetime.” She credits her own early experience as a Girl Scout for providing the early foundation for her impressive leadership journey.

Recently, Murphy-Warrington was the founder and principal of The MiraLite Group LLC, a management consulting practice, and Adjunct Professor in the MBA Program of Arcadia University. Prior to MiraLite, she was Senior Vice President and Director of Human Resources at Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, a full-service financial services firm with offices along the East Coast.

Earlier in her career, Murphy-Warrington held senior leadership positions at Catholic Health East, a multi-billion, multi-state healthcare organization, as the Chief Human Resources Officer and a member of the senior operating team; Care USA, one of the world’s largest humanitarian organizations operating in 45+ countries, where she served as Senior Vice President of Human  Resources and a member of the executive team; the Ford Foundation (NYC), an independent global organization that has awarded over $15 billion in grants worldwide, where she held the positions of Deputy Director of the Office of Human Resources, and Resident Legal Counsel; and the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office, where she was a Deputy Attorney General.