Glenn R. Marchi, Ph.D., is a chief information officer, army colonel and adjunct professor who inspires and empowers teams to deliver extraordinary results with high customer satisfaction and value.
Marchi has been serving as the commissioner, Office of Central & Information Services for Dutchess County Government in Poughkeepsie, New York, since July 2016. OCIS delivers a full array of information technology services to support nearly 300,000 county citizens. The Center for Digital Government awarded Dutchess County the No. 1 midsize county in the nation for deploying innovative technology solutions, with numerous other government awards.
His prior experience includes programmer, systems analyst, certified project management professional, manager and/or senior director level positions at Mercy College, Diageo and IBM.
Marchi was a military first responder to the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City in 2001. He later deployed to Iraq as a commander recognized for the only battalion to bring all 500 soldiers home alive with zero casualties with the U.S. Army, 42nd Infantry Division, and was awarded the bronze star medal for meritorious service. He currently serves as commander of the 56th Area Command, New York Guard.
Marchi also teaches as an adjunct professor at the University of Connecticut and serves on the advisory board for math and computer science at Mercy College. He co-authored a book on leadership, "If It's Not Impossible, It's Not Interesting." Marchi and his family reside in Hopewell Junction, New York.