A native of East Tennessee, Ben Marchi has been active in Republican politics since he was 12 years old.
Marchi owns a home healthcare company based in Easton that serves the mid-shore area providing non-medical care for seniors in their homes. He moved to Talbot County from Virginia eight years ago where he had served as the state director of Americans for Prosperity, whose goal was to protect and advance every individual’s right to economic freedom. During Ben’s time in Virginia, he served on former Governor Bob McDonnell’s transition team where he developed a budget book that recommended over $8 billion in savings to taxpayers. Identifying wasteful spending in government is a favorite hobby of Ben’s.
Among his other points of service to the Republican Party, Ben was Virginia’s youngest delegate to the Republican National Convention in 2004, in New York City; an alternate delegate to the 2008 National Convention in Minneapolis; and, as Maryland’s first congressional district delegate in 2016, he was elected by his fellow delegates to represent Maryland on the RNC’s Platform Committee.Marchi, lives in St. Michaels with his wife and business partner, Jenna, along with their two young sons. He is a member of the Talbot County Chamber of Commerce and serves as a trustee on the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation, a federally authorized organization whose primary goal is the preservation of Civil War battlefield land.