A Navy veteran, Marc served on active duty from 1976 - 2004. He retired from the US Navy Submarine Force as a Master Chief Petty Officer. Marc is the founding director of the Military and Veterans Resource Center, which serves as the hub for all veteran student support services on campus. As the primary advocate for military and veterans students, Marc coordinates with various offices on the UWF campus (including Emerald Coast) such as enrollment, academic advising, counseling, tutoring, and disability accommodations ensuring these unique student needs are met.
Marc is the immediate past President of the Florida Advisory Council for Military Education (FL ACME) and is co-chair for UWF's Military and Veterans Advisory council. Marc is also on the board of directors for Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) as the ACME liaison.