Dr. Joseph A. Marchese, Jr. was born in Wheeling, WV. He grew up in Columbus, OH and is the oldest of seven children. Dr. Marchese graduated from Miami University (Ohio) in 1977 with a Bachelor of Arts in chemistry. He attended The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 1980. Dr. Marchese served in the United States Air Force Dental Corp from 1980-1994. He moved to Goldsboro in 1988 and operated his own private practice in Goldsboro from 1994-2012. Dr. Marchese retired from the USAF Reserves in 2003. He merged his practice with H.G. Moore, III & Associates, PA in 2012. Dr. Marchese is married to Rhonda LeGrice Marchese, and he has five children.