Christopher Murphy attended Winter Haven and Auburndale Senior High Schools prior to joining the United States Marine Corps in July 1996 where he spent most of his time at Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina.
After completing his four-year contract, he returned to Florida and worked in warehousing and retail before deciding to reenlist with the U.S. Marine Corps in August of 2001.
For the next eleven years, he held many different job titles and completed multiple deployments to countries such as Bulgaria, Italy, Germany, Kuwait and Iraq. While away, he found time to enroll in college courses in Graphic Design at Independence University. After his final contract ended, he began working as an Administrative Assistant for the Provost Marshall’s Office for Homeland Security Solutions on Camp Lejeune and was promoted to Human Resource Assistant to recruit for the Marine Corps Law Enforcement Program.
In November of 2018, Christopher “Murph” joined the Ad-Vance family as a Recruiting Coordinator and can be found in the on-site office at Polk County Government.