Chris Wyllie

Executive Director

Our Executive Director, Chris started as a Board Member of the LT. Michael P. Murphy Navy SEAL Museum. Born in Port Jefferson NY, Chris entered USN in January 1994 graduating SWCC Class 16 and Navy SEAL BUD/s Class 217. Served at SBU12 and ST2, Medically Discharged in Sept/2000. Married to Cary Wyllie. Daughter Crystal Wyllie…

Laura Racioppi

Laura Racioppi was born and raised in East Islip, NY and graduated from St. John the Baptist High School. She attended Hofstra University where she studied Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources. Laura later went on to work for a private transportation company, overseeing the Department of Social Services contract for handicapped pre-school…

Sharon McKenna

Sharon McKenna worked along side of Dan Murphy in the federal court system for 36 wonderful years. Her time with Dan and the entire Murphy family turned them into lifelong trusted friends, which act more like family when together. She watched Michael grow up, become a Navy SEAL and was there when the call came…

Board Member

Dan Murphy is a combat wounded Vietnam veteran serving with the 25th Infantry Division. He founded the LT Michael P. Murphy Memorial Scholarship Foundation, was elected National Judge Advocate of the Purple Heart organization (MOPH), and is forever Michael’s loving father.

BIll Lindsay III

Bill Lindsay III was former Suffolk County Legislator of the 8th District, and drafted the legislation that allowed the Museum to open on County parkland. Now working in private business, Bill’s insight into navigating local legislation and undergoing projects of this scale has been invaluable as a board member. Bill is also Vice President of…