Seminole Boosters, Inc. and the Florida State University Athletics Department have received a leadership commitment from Brian and Renee Murphy of Tampa in support of the Seminole Football program. With their pledge, the Murphys are among the first to contribute to FSU’s Renaissance Campaign. The Renaissance Campaign is a focused effort to receive gifts in support of a championship future for the football program.
Brian Murphy, 42, is founder and CEO of ReliaQuest – a leading provider in security model management for some of the world’s largest and most recognized companies. ReliaQuest has operations centers in its headquarters city of Tampa as well as Las Vegas, Nevada, and Dublin, Ireland, and partners with customers across North America and Europe. Committed to focused growth while maintaining a positive company culture, Brian led ReliaQuest to claim highly coveted accolades from top entities such as FORTUNE Magazine, EY, the U.S. Department of Defense, Florida Trend, Deloitte and Entrepreneur. The company remains a consistent Seminole 100 honoree, proudly celebrated by the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship in the FSU College of Business.
Brian is a member of the Seminole Boosters, Inc. Board of Directors and also served as the key note speaker for Florida State University’s spring 2017 commencement ceremony. Brian earned degrees in accounting and finance and Renee earned a master’s in communication science and disorders from FSU.
“Renee and I love Florida State,” said Brian Murphy. “We are truly grateful for President Thrasher’s and David Coburn’s tireless efforts in securing Coach Mike Norvell to lead our program. Renee and I believe he will bring championships along with a winning culture both on and off the field. We are thrilled to support the Renaissance Campaign and will continue to do our part to help FSU.”
“Brian and Renee are tremendous examples of the extraordinarily positive energy and momentum surrounding FSU Football right now,” Athletics Director David Coburn said. “President Thrasher and I are so appreciative of their friendship and support. You cannot help but feel inspired seeing a family so young make such an impactful gift. It is truly remarkable and further proof that the future of Florida State Football is very, very bright.”
ReliaQuest as a company is also a Legacy Chief member of Seminole Boosters, Inc. and a skybox owner in Doak Campbell Stadium. Seminole fans interested in supporting FSU Football and all 20 varsity sport programs are encouraged to join Seminole Boosters by visiting seminoleboosters.com. With over 40 percent of the operating budget for FSU Athletics coming from our fans, their investments are critical in the success of our student-athletes in competition, the classroom and the community.