John Murphy has been a resident of Pennsbury Township since 2005 and was elected to the Board in 2015. One of his children is currently a student in the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District and two are recent graduates.
John received a BS in Civil Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point and an MBA from the University of Delaware. John was commissioned as a US Army Corps of Engineers officer and spent nine years on active duty. He had many assignments around the world including one as a Platoon Leader during Operation Desert Storm. Following military service, he joined MBNA America and was a Senior Vice President in the Marketing Division. He later started his own small business providing Marketing Services to other small businesses before working as the Small Business Unit Marketing Manager at Corporation Services Company.
Currently, John is a Project Manager with JP Morgan Chase & Company in Wilmington, DE. John is a registered Professional Engineer and an active volunteer with the Kennett Area YMCA, various UCFSD PTOs and athletic booster clubs, the Unionville Recreation Association and a prior board member of the Ministry of Caring Guild.
John has chaired the Policy and Legislative committees during his time on the board.