U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy proudly represents central Florida in the U.S. House of Representatives. She is a former educator, businesswoman, and national security specialist.
Congresswoman Murphy is working to create jobs, strengthen our Armed Forces, and take care of our veterans as a member of the powerful House Armed Services Committee. She is also vigorously promoting central Florida entrepreneurs and small businesses as a member of the House Small Business Committee.
Previous to her service in Congress, Congresswoman Murphy was an educator at Rollins College and businesswoman in the private sector. She also previously served as a national security specialist in the Office of the U.S. Secretary of Defense where she received numerous awards for her distinguished service, including the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Civilian Service. She worked on a wide range of security issues from counterterrorism, foreign military relations to strategic planning for the department. Prior to her public service, Congresswoman Murphy was a strategy consultant at Deloitte Consulting.
Congresswoman Murphy has also been involved in the community with roles in several nonprofits such as Support Our Scholars, an organization that helps economically challenged young women attend and complete college, and Creative City Project, an initiative to elevate the status of performing arts by making it more accessible to the community. She has also counseled numerous women- and minority-owned businesse