John Marino is the principal of Marino Consulting, a Washington, DC strategic consulting firm with a client portfolio of domestic and international companies spanning diverse industries.

He brings more than 15 years of progressive experience in public relations, business development, and international affairs. This includes serving in leadership roles at public affairs firms and non-governmental organizations in the nation’s capital.

Marino Consulting has represented technology, cyber security, transportation, and manufacturing companies, nonprofits and NGOs, trade associations, and higher education institutions. The firm delivers government relations, communications, market access, issue management and brand enhancement capabilities that help organizations navigate the private and public sectors and position clients for favourable outcomes.

Earlier in his career, Marino served as the national executive director of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), the foremost organization advancing US-Italy relations in the areas of politics, business, education and culture. He worked closely with the bipartisan Italian American Congressional Delegation and other governmental leaders, and directed the organization’s thought leadership programs.

Marino received a Bachelor of Arts from Clemson University in South Carolina, a Master of Arts from Fordham University in New York City, and pursued professional training at Georgetown University’s Government Affairs Institute in Washington, DC.