Mr. Murphy is the Director of External Affairs at CSPC. In this capacity, he is responsible for the organization's strategic and external communications, overall messaging, government relations and daily press operation. Previously, he served as a Senior Account Executive on the Public Affairs team of Hill & Knowlton and as deputy press secretary to five-term U.S. Senator John Warner, providing counsel and strategic policy guidance on a wide range of issues, including defense, energy, transportation and environmental issues. He also served as the deputy press secretary for the Senate Committee on Armed Services, the second largest committee in the U.S. Senate, working with both the majority and minority committee staffs. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a minor in History from Hamilton College and recently completed his Masters in Public Relations and Corporate Communications from Georgetown University.