Nino Marchese serves as the Director of the Criminal Justice and Civil Justice Taskforces at ALEC.
Nino began his career in policy work in the office of U.S. Congressman Thomas Massie. After performing in a variety of roles, he served as the director of the Congressional Second Amendment Caucus, where he provided legislative analysis, organized caucus presentations, and ran training courses on second-amendment related issues for some of the most principled members of Congress. He later ran the government affairs efforts for a Washington, D.C. non-profit focused on men’s health issues. Most recently, he worked as the executive assistant to the President and CEO of the Philanthropy Roundtable. Nino is a graduate of the University of Central Florida, where he earned his B.S. in Political Science with a focus on International Relations and Comparative Politics, as well as a Certificate in Intelligence and National Security.
A native Floridian, Nino was born and raised in Tampa, Florida and currently resides in the Northern Virginia area, just outside of Washington D.C. In his free time, he enjoys watching documentaries, grilling with friends, engaging in philosophical debates with his girlfriend, and exploring the parks of the DMV with his Australian Shepherd puppy, Indi.