POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Glenn R. Marchi, Ph.D., of Hopewell Junction has been selected to serve as Commissioner for the Office of Central and Information Services (OCIS) for Dutchess County.
Marchi will begin serving on July 18, if he is confirmed by the Dutchess County Legislature during their July 11 meeting, said Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro,
He will succeed longtime OCIS Commissioner Tim Mahler, who retires July 15.
“Our Office of Central and Information Services is a national leader in the innovative use of technology and Glenn Marchi brings the right experience and insight to continue to move Dutchess County Government forward with technological advances,” said Molinaro. “His extensive business and technology experience in higher education, the military, and private sector will serve our county well, ensuring an efficient, effective and accessible government. We are fortunate to have such a proven individual ready to lead our award-winning OCIS team and provide the excellence of service Dutchess County has been known for.”
Marchi comes from Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, where he has served as the director of operations for the college since 2012, providing strategic planning and direction for information technology infrastructure, software development, budgeting and service contracting.
Prior to Mercy College, he worked in the private sector, serving in director level positions at Diageo in Norwalk, and Ameritrade in Purchase, developing and implementing leading-edge, enterprise information technology solutions.
Additionally, Marchi serves as a colonel in the New York Guard with prior military deployment to Iraq as a battalion commander in the U.S. Army and first responder to the World Trade Center attack.
His education includes a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a master’s degree in computer science from Marist College, and Ph.D. in information science from the University at Albany, State University of New York.
“I am privileged and honored that County Executive Molinaro has selected me to lead this great OCIS team into the future. I look forward to the opportunity to build on the legacy of excellence that has been established by this Dutchess County OCIS team. As information technologies continue to advance and evolve, I am excited about this chance to continue to provide residents, businesses and county departments with technological tools that enhance their interaction with their county government and provide them with the services they need,” Marchi said.
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