The School Board named Marcus Gregory as the new Assistant Superintendent for Facilities and Operations at its March 11 meeting. Gregory currently serves as the Director of Maintenance and Operations for Shoreline Public School District in Washington state.
Gregory comes to Arlington Public Schools with over 25 years of experience in facilities management, capital management, custodial management, operations, and business acumen as an entrepreneur. His experience includes more than 20 years of service to Norfolk Public Schools and more recently, three years with Shoreline Public Schools in Washington. Norfolk Public Schools includes 68 schools and 33,000 students, and Shoreline Public Schools includes 19 schools and 12,700 students.
Gregory’s experience includes a wide range of senior leadership positions overseeing facilities planning, maintenance and operations, construction management, utilities, and environmental sustainability.
“We look forward to welcoming Mr. Gregory to Arlington Public Schools. His experience as an organizational leader who understands the complexities of facilities planning, maintenance, and operations will be an asset to our school division,” said Dr. Francisco Durán, Superintendent. “Mr. Gregory’s accomplishments as a motivational and collaborative leader will help advance the important work of our Facilities & Operations department.”
Gregory completed his M.B.A with a focus in business management at the Florida Institute of Technology. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration at Strayer University and associate degree in electronics/electricity technology at Commonwealth College in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He is a doctoral candidate at Northcentral University in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Gregory’s appointment begins May 1.