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Latoya Murphy

Chief of Staff to Sheila Marcelo,


Latoya serves as Chief of Staff to the Founder, CEO and Chairwoman of, the world’s largest online marketplace for finding and managing family care. In this capacity, Latoya is responsible for the company’s corporate social responsibility portfolio, including all social impact initiatives. She also oversees’s policy and corporate communications functions, as well as strategic external partnerships.

Latoya brings with her a wealth of experience from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. She has served in various roles in federal, state and local government and has held senior roles in Fortune 50 companies.

Prior to joining, Latoya served as the Deputy Executive Director and Managing Director of Operations for the New York State Governor's Office of Storm Recovery, overseeing a $4.4 billion economic development program. Prior to statewide public service, Latoya served as Director of the Office of the Executive Secretariat for the U.S. Department of Commerce where she managed operations and budget for the Office of the Secretary for three presidential cabinet secretaries. Prior to receiving her political appointment to the Department of Commerce, she worked for Citigroup, where she held various senior titles, including Community Development Vice President, Senior Project Manager, and Director of Operations. Latoya also worked in Federal and State Government Relations for Verizon.

A veteran of numerous political campaigns, Latoya possesses an extensive campaign finance background. She is a graduate of New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service with a Master’s Degree in Public Administration (MPA) and lives in New York City with her family.

Regional Focus

North America, Europe