Jonas Murphy Director of Government Affairs

Jonas Murphy serves as Director of Government Affairs at the National Venture Capital Association. He works on various policy initiatives that impact the U.S. venture ecosystem and manages the NVCA Political Action Committee.

Prior to joining NVCA in February 2020, Jonas was a Legislative Correspondent for Senator Robert Casey, Jr. (D-PA) where he supported the senator’s work on the Senate Finance Committee focusing on tax and trade policy. Jonas’ portfolio also included financial services, pensions, and labor issues. Previously, he was a Staff Assistant in Senator Casey’s office while also serving as the senator’s driver in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining Senator Casey’s office in January 2017, Jonas was a Finance Assistant for Rep. Ann McLane Kuster’s re-election campaign in New Hampshire’s 2nd Congressional District.

Jonas is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


  • Climate/ Energy
  • Antitrust
  • Immigration
  • AI
  • VenturePAC

Fun Facts About Jonas

  • Philadelphia area native (Go Eagles!)
  • Enjoy traveling and the outdoors; always looking for a good hiking trail
  • Bucket list: earn a pilot’s license and fly to every continent

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