Patrick Erin Murphy

Executive Vice President, Coastal Construction Group

Former U.S. Rep. Murphy is Executive Vice President at Coastal Construction where he oversees Coastal’s diversification and growth throughout Florida. He also co-chairs Coastal’s philanthropic arm, Coastal Cares. Patrick co-authored a textbook discussing today’s polarization entitled, A Divided Union.

Patrick served in the U.S. Congress, representing Palm Beach and the Treasure Coast, between 2013-2017. He was also a nominee for the U.S. Senate in 2016.  After leaving office, he was named chair of the Future Forum Foundation, a nonprofit organization that researches crucial issues impacting millennials such as automation, artificial intelligence, and the sharing economy.

During the fall semester in 2017, Patrick was a visiting fellow at the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service in Washington, D.C. He is currently a senior fellow at Florida International University. Patrick has proudly served as a board member of Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services Inc since 2011.

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