Robert Borka

Robert Borka serves as the National Executive Director/Chief Operating Officer of the Marine Corps League and is responsible for the management and direction of programs, activities, and affairs of the Marine Corps League. His responsibilities include being the Executive Editor for the Semper Fi Magazine.

A native of Swartz Creek, Michigan, Borka worked as a grocery store assistant floor manager for several years during high school before joining the Marine Corps in 1989. He served as a Special Intelligence Communicator/Cryptologic Technician Operator with a secondary billet as a Special Security Officer (SSO). Borka is a combat veteran of Desert Storm. He received the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal as well as a Coast Guard Special Operations Service Ribbon while serving as Methods and Results NCO in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.  He was honorably discharged in December 1994.

Borka attended Lake Tahoe Community College with a minor in Criminal Justice. He graduated from Ashford University’s Forbes School of Business with a summa cum laude bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management. He is working towards his Master’s Degree. He worked and volunteered as an Emergency Medical Technician for 15 years and congruently worked at Knight Facilities Management for over 16 years, where he served as Executive Director, working in 13 countries and servicing clients such as General Motors, Chrysler, Dow Chemical, and many NFL/MLB facilities. He was also a sponsor member of the Stadium Managers Association.

Borka spent volunteer time serving from 2006 to 2014 at every level of the Young Marines youth organization. The Young Marines is a national non-profit 501c3 youth education and service program that promotes the mental, moral, and physical development of its members. The program focuses on teaching the values of leadership, teamwork, and self-discipline so its members can live and promote a healthy, drug-free lifestyle. He spent three years working as the Director of Operations at Young Marines National Headquarters. It was from this position that Robert came to work at the Marine Corps League National Headquarters in Virginia in 2017.

Borka serves as a Planning Commissioner and Circuit Court-Appointed Board of Zoning Appeals Member for the Town of Dumfries. He has volunteered for several organizations and boards over the years and earned the Lifetime Presidential Volunteer Service Award from the President of the United States.