Middle Tennessee has always been home for Marcus, with the most recent twenty-two years spent in Franklin. For sixteen years he was engaged in the financial services industry, providing financial planning, investment management and insurance services to individual and corporate clients. For seven years his career focus was on fundraising, starting with a four hospital health system for which he handled major and planned gifts. Following that, he directed the major and planned giving efforts on a national basis for a prominent university. During a portion of his time in higher education fundraising, Marcus also led strategic planning, fiscal oversight, and staff direction as he managed the university’s Department of Institutional Advancement.
In April 2011, Marcus accepted the position of Executive Director of the Williamson County Child Advocacy Center after having served on that organization’s Board of Directors. At Davis House, he provides leadership for the financial/operational functions and strategic direction of the CAC, is responsible for securing financial support, and conducts Prevention Training as an authorized facilitator for Darkness to Light’s Stewards of Children program. He previously served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Young Leaders Council (YLC) and is a past recipient of the Young Leader of the Year honor awarded annually by that organization. For eight years, Marcus served as a volunteer leader for a prison ministry, conducting bible study classes and chapel services in local prisons, and currently volunteers for the youth ministry in his church where he is active in many capacities.
Marcus graduated in 1988 from Rhodes College with a B.A. degree in Psychology, and has a wonderful family which includes his wife Pam, three daughters and one grandson.
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