Vice President  |  Studio Leader

As a firm principal celebrating 20 years with LS3P, Willie Murphy leads the federal studio in LS3P’s Charleston office. Willie has designed a wide variety of federally funded projects over the last 19 years, working with virtually all branches of the military via contracts with US Army Corps of Engineers, NAVFAC Districts, and the US Property and Fiscal Office of SC. His contract experience includes IDIQ, IDC, and Design Build agreements. These contracts have involved projects across the continental US and in South Korea.

Most recently, Willie has had the privilege of working with the Department of Defense Education Activity and the Norfolk District Design Center to develop new 21st Century Education designs for K-12 schools on military installations around the globe.

Willie is a father of 4 who is proud to discuss his children’s successes as young adults and the challenges of getting to this point in life, and is also very happy spending less demanding time with his wife Laura. They both enjoy kayaking, boating, and virtually any water-related sport. Willie also enjoys fishing, hunting, and skeet shooting. He serves as an elder and chair of the men’s ministry in his Presbyterian church and volunteers as local treasurer for Quail Forever, a national wildlife conservation organization.