Marcos Freeman


Trustee Since 2022

Marcos Freeman was born in 1971 in Cadiz, Spain. His father was in the United States Navy and in 1976 he moved to the United States. For 9 years, their family relocated every 3 years. He’s been in Hampton Roads Virginia since 1985. When Marcos was 18, he moved away from home and worked in the home improvement retail industry for 7 years. While working in contractor sales at Home Quarters Warehouse, he realized he wanted to pursue a career in structural engineering. In 1996, Marcos enrolled at Tidewater Community College and began taking courses toward a degree in Civil Engineering. He transferred to Virginia Polytechnic and State University in August of 1998 and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering in June of 2001. In May of 2002, he received his Master of Science Degree in Civil Engineering. Marcos has been working as a structural engineer since 2002. He is a licensed Professional Engineer and is currently a partner and Vice President for McPherson Design Group, a structural engineering consulting firm in Norfolk, Virginia. Marcos currently lives in Suffolk and enjoys surfing, fishing, and spending time outdoors with his family. He has a strong interest in self-awareness and has been studying eastern philosophy for the last few years.