They’re Engaged! Murray-Burkett

Alison Murray


Erik Burkett

recently announced their engagement and wedding plans for next spring on the East Coast.

Erik is the son of

Robert Burkett

, P.E. and

Yuko Burkett

, both of La Jolla. Erik grew up in La Jolla, attending The Evans School and The Bishops School. He went on to earn a BSc. degree in finance at the University of Southern California. After helping found a real estate finance company in Orange County, he moved to Barcelona, Spain, and earned an MBA at ESADE Business School. He now operates a New York consulting firm in marketing and business strategy for startups.

Alison is the daughter of James and Margot Murray of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. There, Alison graduated from the Episcopal Academy, then went on to earn a B.A. in politics at Princeton University, including studies in Florence, Italy. While attending Princeton, she was an outstanding lacrosse player. Currently, she is a director for Snowden Capital Advisors, LLC, in New York City.

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