Michael has been a Kansas lobbyist since 1997. Murray's background includes managing numerous political campaigns and serving as the Chief of Staff to former 3rd District Kansas Congress woman Jan Meyers. Murray began his lobbying career with Sprint continuing with Embarq. In 2010 he opened his own contract lobbying practice, Capitol Advantage, LLC. The firm's current clients include Ash Grove Cement Company, NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, Husch Blackwell, LLP, Kansans for Wind Energy CenturyLink, Kansas Roofing Association, Enhanced Capital Consulting, Consumer Credit Industry Association, ARJ Infusion Services, Inc.