To Love God and All People for the Transformation of the World
Mark was raised outside of Cincinnati, Ohio and is the youngest of three, two brothers and one sister. He met his wife, Jo, at Mount Vernon Nazarene University (MVNU). In 2009, Mark graduated from MVNU with a bachelor’s degree in Christian Education of Youth Ministries. Mark and Jo got married on December 5, 2009. Together they have one puppy-dog, Sir William Wallace.
Mark has assisted and interned at various churches across the county. He was the Pastor to Students and their Families at University Boulevard Nazarene Church in Jacksonville, Florida from 2010-2013.
In 2014, Mark began as the Youth Coordinator at Marysville First UMC and later became the Youth Director. Mark graduated from United Theological Seminary with a Masters in Divinity with a concentrate in Church Renewal in December, 2016.
Mark’s passion is to see students grasp and live out their potential in Christ. In doing that, Mark desires each student to seek out God’s call on their life; to live devoted to Him by serving and loving Him, others, and their world.