Deputy Fire Chief
Deputy Fire Chief, Brian Marcos, reports directly to the Fire Chief and is responsible for operationalizing the overall strategy of the Smyrna Fire Department. Chief Marcos provides executive level oversight to all of the day-to-day operations of the Fire Department such as; Emergency Response, Support Services, Training, and General Fire Department Administration. Additional areas of responsibility include other activities as directed by the Fire Chief and executive level representation with other functions of city government.
Chief Marcos began his fire service career with the Smyrna Fire Department in 2006, he was promoted to Lieutenant in 2010, and was promoted to Deputy Fire Chief in 2014. His educational accomplishments include receiving; an Associate’s Degree in Fire Science from Columbia Southern University, a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Administration and he is a 2017 graduate of the Leadership Cobb program.
Chief Marcos holds a Chief Fire Officer Designation (CFO) from the Commission on Professional Credentialing, he is Blue Card Command certified, he is a Georgia Certified Paramedic, and he is a Georgia Smoke Diver. Chief Marcos is a commended instructor on leadership practices within the fire service. His writings on fire-service leadership topics have received publication by fire-service trade magazines and he is regularly sought to provide informative lectures to Fire Departments and Fire Service Organizations. He is currently serving as the Area 7 District Vice President for the Georgia Association of Fire Chiefs.
Chief Marcos is thankful for his fifteen-year marriage to his wife Ashley and their three children: Bryson 13, Kyla 11, and Levi 8. He enjoys coaching his children, traveling with his family and volunteers as a greeter at Westridge Church.