Meet the Team

Ken Burrough is the CEO and Founder of the South Florida Black Professionals Network.

A social networking entrepreneur, Ken has been at the forefront of the digital revolution since the very beginning.

With 30+ years in the industry troubleshooting an array of diverse technologies for Fortune 500 businesses across multiple markets including Architectural, Networking, Telecommunications, Financial and Retail, he has also consulted, managed, built and sold computer based systems throughout his career.

Currently Ken oversees all networking events, manages  all social media networks and the company’s website. He posts content relevant to the target market and publishes and distributes the newsletter. He establishes budgets and bylaws and manages all external collaborations.

In his spare time he freelances as a videographer. He has shot and produced promotional video for ICABA Media Holdings, LLC, 100 Black Men of Tampa Bay, AARLCC, Juneteenth Festival of St. Petersburg, the Infinite Scholars Program and several entrepreneurs and artists. His work has been aired on the Bright House Network and posted by Moffit Cancer Center.

Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma and raised in Los Angeles, Ca. he proudly served the country as a US Marine providing technical support for ground to air communications between the Mobile Air Traffic Control Unit (MATCU) and assault aircraft and was honorably discharged.

 

Lea Murray, MPH, MA serves as  South Florida Black Professionals Network’s VP of Business Development.

Lea  has direct interface with all the organization’s external contacts. She also is tasked with developing membership, securing and retaining corporate sponsorship, and maintaining operational management of the organization.

Prior to joining our Network, Lea contracted with a local Chamber of Commerce to increase membership sales and enhance the Chamber’s social media imprint thereby improving member relations and increasing chamber visibility.

Lea Murray has owned and managed residential real estate in California and Florida since 1997. While in California she was the President and CEO of an educational training company that delivered State approved certification and continuing education to administrators of adult residential facilities.

In addition, she provided technical assistance to facilitate state licensure; writing state approved program designs and developing staff training curriculum.

Having traveled extensively and recently received her 2nd Masters in African and African Diaspora Studies, Lea is on track to fulfill a lifelong dream of establishing a cultural pipeline between African-Americans and the Diaspora.