About Marci McCarthy for DeKalb County GOP Chairman
Marci McCarthy is the Chairman of the DeKalb Republican Party. She also serves on the GAGOP Foundation Board of Governors, the GAGOP State Committee Member representing the 4th District Georgia Republican Party and was elected as a National Delegate to represent the Georgia 6th Congressional District at the Republican National Convention in 2020. Marci has served as the Trump Victory Campaign Chairwoman for DeKalb County and was recognized as one of the top 150 fundraisers in the country raising tens of thousands of dollars. She also served as an underwriter of the 58th Presidential Inauguration Committee (PIC), a non-profit organization that was charged with organizing President Donald J. Trump’s Inauguration Day and Week.
Marci has served on DeKalb County Board of Elections Voter Review Panel (VRPs) for the 2020 Presidential Primary, November Election and January Senatorial Run Off Elections. In an effort to ensure voting integrity, Marci formed a partnership with GAGOP. That partnership directive was to recruit over 500 grassroots volunteers from across the country to serve as Poll Watchers, Absentee Ballot Observers, and VRPs to monitor Georgia’s Senate Run-Off Election in DeKalb County.
Marci’s own observations in the 2020 Presidential Election and Senate Runoffs lead to her testifying as an expert witness on election integrity for both the Georgia Senate and House of Representatives. Testimony was aired live on Fox News, NewsMax, RightSide Broadcasting, NTT News, Epoch Times & OANN. Serving as the GAGOP and DeKalb GOP Election Integrity Spokesperson, Marci was also interviewed on a number of news outlets to discuss politics and election integrity – USA Today, ABC News Nightline, Fox 5 News – Atlanta, ABC Channel 2 WSB-TV, Atlanta Journal Constitiution (AJC), OANN and The Sara Carter Show.
Marci has been a featured speaker and emcee for several national an local organizations including the National Rifle Association (NRA) Women’s Leadership Forum, CPAC 2021, CPAC Texas, Fulton County Republican Women (FCRW), North DeKalb Republican Women (NDRW), Central DeKalb Republican Women (CDRW), Presidents’ Team and Cobb County Republican Women’s Club (CCRWC).
Marci’s professional life spans nearly 30 years in business management and entrepreneurial experience. In 2009, she founded T.E.N., a leading cyber security marketing and events company, where she serves as CEO and President. She created the Information Security Executive® of the Year (ISE®) Program Series, which is lauded by the IT industry as the premier recognition and networking program for security professionals in the U.S. and Canada. In 2012, the 4th Congressional District of Georgia named March 13th “Marci McCarthy Day” for fostering greater visibility and professionalism for the IT security industry.
In addition to being an entrepreneur, Marci serves in multiple capacities on several corporate and non-profit boards throughout the United States. Marci currently serves on Spirion’s Board of Directors and on University of Alabama’s Culverhouse Cyber Executive Board of Advisors. Most recently, Marci was the Inaugural Advisory Council Chair for the National Technology Security Coalition (NTSC), was the longest serving TechBridge Board Member and served on the Atlanta Girls’ School Board of Trustees.
Marci, her husband Robert and their three dogs, Bella, Cowboy and Nugget reside in Brookhaven, Georgia. She has been a DeKalb County resident since 1994