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 who is working hard every day to get results by putting people over politics.
Congresswoman Murphy is working to create more and better-paying jobs, keep us safe here at home and abroad, and take care of our servicemembers and 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.
Congresswoman Murphy is a member of the New Democratic Coalition, the fiscally conservative Democratic Blue Dog Coalition, the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, and the Bipartisan Working Group because she is working to bring together both parties together to balance the budget, reduce burdensome regulations, grow the middle class, promote equality, pass commonsense gun safety legislation, and protect our seniors.
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 holds an M.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and a B.A. in Economics from the College of William and Mary. She lives in Winter Park with her husband and two young children, Liem and Maya.