David J. Marcarelli has been a professional firefighter since 1994 and the Deputy Fire Chief since 2011. He is a certified State of Connecticut Fire Marshal, Emergency Medical Technician, and both a fire service and EMS instructor. He is an adjunct instructor at Gateway Community College teaching in the field of Fire Service and technology. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Eastern Connecticut State University, and a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of New Haven, CT. He also holds several state certifications in both the fields of fire science and emergency medical services.