Mr. Marks is the current appointed 2nd Vice President and Chairman of the Legal Redress Committee for the Chesterfield County Branch NAACP. Tavorise is an Alumnus of the Norfolk State University, Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government, the University of Virginia, and the University of Richmond. He has earned a Masters of Arts degree in Urban Affairs & Urban Planning, an undergraduate degree in Sociology, and three graduate certificates (Leadership in Crisis, Public Administration, Paralegal Studies in Contract Law). He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. at Regent University in Organizational Leadership. Tavorise is also a member and Alumni of the inaugural NAACP NextGen Leadership Program, he has also attended Leadership 500 (L500), and has over 10 years of direct leadership in federal and state government, as well as the private sector.
Mr. Marks is a United States Army Military Intelligence Officer in the U.S. Army Reserves (with over 12 years of service), and current Regional Coordinator for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Tavorise joined the Norfolk State University college chapter of the NAACP in 2005 as an undergraduate in Norfolk, Virginia. Throughout his travels with the military and federal government, Tavorise has also held NAACP membership in Arizona, Georgia, Maryland, and New Jersey. Tavorise has been a member of the Chesterfield County Branch since October 2016 and is a Subscribing Life Member. He resides with his wife Tiffany and their children in Chester.