Jeffrey Marshall was born and raised in Ghana. He is an alum of the University of Maryland, College Park, where he obtained a B.Sc degree in Geography with emphasis in Cartography and Geographic Information Systems. He started his post-secondary aviation experience at the Ethiopian Airlines Pilot Training School in Addis-Ababa, and Aero Flight Training Ltd. in Gaithersburg, Maryland where he attained his pilot’s license.
From 2000 till 2011 he worked for Harvard Design & Mapping (HDM) then First American Flood Data (Federal Solutions) which acquired HDM, and later as CoreLogic, Inc. in a GIS Analyst role. Since 2011 he has worked as a certified floodplain manager (CFM) at ATKINS, NA, a global engineering and consulting firm in Maryland as a proven Geo-spatial analyst on FEMA contracts. He has recently joined Lockheed Martin as a Senior Aeronautical Information Analyst.
He is a member of the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM), the Maryland Association of Floodplain and Stormwater Managers (MAFSM), and the Maryland State Geographic Information Committee (MSGIC). He currently sits on the Board of Trustees of Millian Memorial Methodist Church, Rockville, Maryland. He is also the Audio-Visual and Information Technology Chair of Ebenezer Methodist Church, Berwyn, Maryland, and in addition serves on the Finance and Development Committee. His other past memberships include the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), Gamma Theta Upsilon Chapter of the University of Maryland, College Park as well as Montgomery College, Rockville, MD where he served as the public relations officer.