Marcos De La Rosa
Marcos De La Rosa has been a contributing member of the Fire Service for 28 years. Currently, Mr. De La Rosa serves as the Deputy Fire Chief for the City of Coral Gables Fire Department. Prior to joining the City of Coral Gables, Chief De La Rosa served with the City of Hialeah Fire Department for 24 years serving in all ranks; including that of Fire Chief of the Department. Chief De La Rosa has served on various community organizations amongst them; American Red Cross of South Florida, Miami Dade College Fire Academy Academic Advisory Committee, University of Miami, Life Alliance Organ recovery Agency, and Florida Fire Chief’s Association State Emergency Response Team Coordinator. Throughout his career, Chief De La Rosa has been involved in the training and development of Fire Fighter Paramedics as an Adjunct Professor for the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Center for Research and Medical Education as well as Miami Dade College.
Deputy Chief Marcos De La Rosa obtained a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Florida International University along with a Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Additionally, Mr. De La Rosa achieved a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration from Barry University.