Murray Clay

Murray Clay

Managing Partner
Ulupono Initiative
Murray Clay serves as managing partner of the Ulupono Initiative. Prior to joining Ulupono, Clay served as deputy chief investment officer of SDS Management LLC in Connecticut. He has more than a decade of experience in managing hedge fund and private equity portfolios, where he led due diligence, negotiated and structured direct investments in many industries including energy, natural resources and biotechnology. Prior to his finance career, he served as an intelligence officer for U.S. Air Force special operations forces for five years. A graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, Clay holds a Bachelor of Science degree in International Affairs, with a minor in Japanese. He earned his Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business (now Booth School of Business). Clay is an active member of his church. He and his wife Jodi have five children.