Bryan William Shupe was born and raised in Milford, DE by William and Sheridan Shupe. After graduating from Milford High School, Bryan earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Delaware. For the next several years he worked in Wilmington for a statewide political party and several statewide and local campaigns across the state. During this time Bryan discovered his passion for public service and community.
Bryan, his wife Sherry and daughter Evelyn.
The passion to improve the quality of life in Milford drove Bryan to start his own business in his hometown and create the city’s first hyperlocal community driven media outlet, called Milford Live. Shortly after, he met his wife Sherry Shaffer and together they opened a second business in downtown Milford called Fur-Baby Boutique & Doggie Daycare. Together they shared a commitment and desire to serve the community of Milford. Shupe currently serves on the Delaware Boys & Girls Club Board of aTrustees and volunteers and supports several local organizations including Downtown Milford Inc., Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford and the Milford School District. He served on the Milford City Council representing Ward I as a member of the Economic Development, Infrastructure and Public Works Committees and served as the Mayor of Milford for two-terms.
Shupe was voted by the people of the 36th District to represent them as their State Representative in 2017 with over 66% of the total vote count. As part of Delaware’s 150th General Assembly, Shupe is on the Education, Health & Human Services, Natural Resources. Housing & Community Affairs, Transportation, Land Use & Infrastructure, and Telecommunication, Internet & Technology Committees.