Gene Orrico  
Town Council
Title: Councilmember
Phone: 480-488-3686
Gene Orrico


Gene Orrico and his wife Victoria, are proud to be full-time residents of Carefree since 2011. Gene was raised and educated in the Chicago, Illinois area, receiving his Bachelor degree in Education from De Paul University in 1963 and was a well respected member of the teaching community for the next five years. In 1969, Gene branched out into the Insurance and Securities field. After receiving multiple state and federal licensures, he was owner and operator of three Insurance and Securities offices, employing more than a dozen people specializing in assisting clients with fiscal responsibility and retirement planning. Gene also obtained his license as a general contractor in the state of Illinois, and owned and operated two companies specializing in both building and remodeling custom homes. Locally, he is currently serving as Treasurer and also on the Board of Directors of the Velvet Shadows Home Owners Association. Among the many charities and organizations that he and his wife Vicki have been a part of over the years, Gene is especially proud to have donated hundreds of hours to the Kiwanis Club. He is currently serving as the President of the local chapter and works with the Carefree Kiwanis Acktion Club which provides programs for autistic young adults. Gene believes in leadership by doing. His focus is to utilize his unique set of education, skills, and experience to vigorously work towards enhancing the lives of all residents and visitors of Carefree by bringing new growth and opportunities to the community.

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