Marcus has significant expertise in marketing and information services and shares overall strategic and operating responsibility for CIVC. He joined CIVC in 1988 and has been a partner since 1992. Marcus is Chairman of Medical Knowledge Group, LLC. He is also on the board of the Chicago Public Library Foundation. Prior to joining CIVC, Marcus was a sales and marketing manager with Pacific Bell. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from UCLA, where he graduated magna cum laude and was elected Phi Beta Kappa, and a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School, where he received first year honors.