PO Box 40600
Olympia, WA 98504-0600
Marcus was born and raised in Spokane, graduating from Mead High School (’96) and Gonzaga University (’00, go Zags!). He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. In 2007, he received a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Washington.
After graduating from UW, Marcus served as Senator Maria Cantwell’s Eastern Washington Director, from 2007 to 2010. He also served as Senior Policy Advisor to Washington State Senate Majority Leader Lisa Brown for the past two regular and five special legislative sessions.
Marcus is active in Spokane’s downtown Rotary 21, serves on the Spokane advisory board for Daybreak Youth Services, is active with the YMCA as an advisor to the Spokane YMCA Youth Legislature Delegation, and has served as a City Plan Commissioner.
He is married to Amanda Riccelli, and they are the parents of a young son.