Drew Murray was born and raised in the Philadelphia suburb of Villanova, PA. His four years attending St. Joseph’s Prep at 17th & Girard made him fall in love with the vibrancy of Philadelphia. After St. Joseph’s Prep, Drew received his Bachelors of Arts degree from Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA. In January of 2002, Drew received his Masters of Business Administration from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA.
Drew has spent the entirety of his career at O’Brien Systems, Inc. In his role as Regional Sales Manager, Drew has managed thousands of projects and has over 25 years of experience in the design, supply and installation of high density storage systems and casework solutions.
Drew is the proud husband of Kristy Moses Murray and father of two daughters, Scarlett and Alexandra. He moved to the Logan Square neighborhood in 2004. Driven by the Jesuit ideal instilled in him at St. Joseph’s Prep, Drew became heavily engaged in serving his community. In 2011 he became a Board Member of the Logan Square Neighborhood Association, as well as the President of the Friends of Coxe Park. As a Board Member, Drew helped start an annual school fair whose purpose is to demonstrate to young parents that there are numerous educational opportunities available to young children in the City of Philadelphia. From 2015 to 2019, Drew served as President of the Logan Square Neighborhood Association. In addition to the Logan Square Neighborhood Association, Drew serves as Chair of the Philadelphia Crosstown Coalition, is a Board Member of the Center City District, is a member of the Finance Council of the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul and is the leader of Philadelphia's 15th Ward. Drew has proven to be a dynamic leader in both his professional career and his civic engagement.
Drew’s proven track record of leadership is what make him an ideal candidate for Philadelphia City Council At-Large. In this challenging and sometime toxic political environment, leadership and a moral compass are paramount to our country, our state and the City of Philadelphia. Drew offers a Republican view that provides a balance of perspective needed in Philadelphia's City Council.