Mark is responsible for all First Church's Education Program from infants through adults. He also works with both youth groups, supervises the nursery staff and is part of the worship planning team.
Mark received his Bachelor of Music Education from Morehead State University in Morehead, KY and his Masters of Science in Educational Leadership from Ohio University in Athens, OH. He has extensive experience in all aspects of education and church administration.
Mark served for more than 33 years in several churches as a Director of Music, Organist and Choir Director. He was the Director of Educational Media and Technology with Portsmouth City Schools and also served the district as a music teacher for 20 years. He is the father of three sons and lives in the city of Bexley with his partner.