As Business Development Manager, Marco is responsible for establishing and maintaining customer relationships while executing our sales strategy around Strategic Accounts. Marco will focus on our end-users and collaborate with our Sales, Marketing, and Research & Development teams to identify new opportunities to expand the business. Marco will also work with our Research & Development team to conduct Ballistic Demonstrations, customer focus groups, and training throughout the United States.
Prior to Armor Express, Marco served 25 Years with the NYPD, retiring in April 2022 as a Lieutenant Commander. Marco started his career with the NYPD in 1997 as a police officer in the 083 and 075 Pct in Brooklyn, NY. In 2002 Marco was promoted to Sergeant, where he spent time in the 069 Pct, 049 Pct, and seven years as an Anti-Crime Sgt in the Bronx, NY. In 2012, Marco was promoted to Lieutenant, working in Bronx Housing PSA 8. After a short time, he joined the Detective Bureau and was promoted to Commanding Officer of the 9th Pct Detective Squad, 28th Pct Detective Squad, and the Midtown North Pct Detective Squad. Marco was then selected to become the Commanding Officer of the Tactical Training Unit for the NYPD and the NY/NJ HIDTA Coordinator. In this role, he was responsible for Detectives and Sergeants who trained Officers, Detectives, Supervisors, and Undercover Officers within the NYPD and other agencies from around the country, and world. Marco finished his career with the NYPD as the Integrity Control Officer for the Special Investigations Division. Marco has facilitated, attended, and completed many training courses for the NYPD.
Marco is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, Class 269, and the DHS Leadership Academy. He holds a BA from the John Jay School of Criminal Justice.