Councilmember, Fairfax City, VA
Manager, Global Customer Service Support of ExxonMobil’s Fuels, Lubricants and Specialties Business
Michael J. DeMarco is serving his third term on City Council.
DeMarco serves on the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Metropolitan Air Quality Committee and Aviation Policy Committee; the Virginia Municipal League Community and Economic Development Committee; and the Potomac Watershed Roundtable, among others.
He previously served as chair of the City of Fairfax Economic Development Authority.
A member of the Regional Board of Advisors for HSBC Bank USA, DeMarco also is a local recruiter for the Columbia Business School and a student mentor for Penn State University. In Mosby Woods, where he has lived since 2000, he serves as area director for the Mosby Woods Community Association. He also is an active member of St. Leo the Great Catholic Church.
DeMarco currently manages the Global Customer Service Support of ExxonMobil’s Fuels, Lubricants and Specialties Business. Previously, he was an assistant vice president with the Philadelphia National Bank’s Specialized Lending Division, focusing on public and non-profit organizations.
Originally from Philadelphia, he earned a B.A. in political science from Penn State University, a B.B.A. in economics from Temple University and an M.B. A. in finance from Columbia University.
He and his wife Joanne have three children.
Michael DeMarco, his wife Joanne, and their three children, Anna, Emilia and Antonio have made their home in the City of Fairfax since 2000. His interests include spending time with his family, current affairs/politics, American history, genealogy, music, the arts and sports.
The DeMarco family believes in community involvement and cares very deeply about their neighborhood and their city. “We have lived in the City of Fairfax longer than we have lived anywhere else,” says wife Joanne. “This is our home, our kids have grown up here and we love it.”
Michael joined ExxonMobil in 1991 and has served in many capacities including financial planning, marketing and now customer service. He currently serves as the Global Customer Service Strategic Alignment Manager, leading a team of strategy professionals responsible for linking the customer service offer, organizational structure and resources with the company strategy and the internal and external business environment. Prior to joining ExxonMobil, Michael was a commercial lender at the Philadelphia National Bank, now Wells Fargo.
In 2012 Michael became an elected member of the Fairfax City Council and is now serving in his second term. In this capacity Michael serves on many commissions including the Potomac Watershed Roundtable, the Virginia Municipal League Community and Economic Development Committee and as Vice-Chair of the Metropolitan Council of Governments Air Quality Committee. Before his election to council, Michael served as Chairman of the Fairfax City Economic Development Authority.
Michael is very active with his alma mater, Penn State University. He is a liberal arts mentor; serves on the Board of Visitors for the Department of Political Science and in 2012 established a director’s fund for the McCourtney Institute for Democracy. He also serves on that institute’s Board of Visitors. He serves as Vice President and Area Director for the Mosby Woods Community Association and is an active member of St. Leo the Great Parish.
Michael has a degree in political science from Penn State University, a degree in economics from Temple University, and an MBA in finance from Columbia University.