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…

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.

Vice President

Kimberly has been a board member on that LT Michael Murphy Foundation for over nine years. She was acting publicist for the family and is very close with the family. Her corporate management background and values tied with the family make her a valuable team member for the the museum.