Mark and his family moved to the Kansas City area in 1996 and started attending Christ Community very soon thereafter. Little did he know that he would one day serve on the staff. He comes to the position of executive pastor possessing an undergraduate degree in economics from Cornell University, an MBA in finance from the University of Michigan, and professional experience in the telecommunications, construction, and legal industries. Mark has served as an elder at Christ Community on two occasions, was a lay teacher in Razor’s Edge, served as a lay representative on the District Board of Ministerial Standing, and has invested significant time in the Fellows Program.
Mark and Robin have been married for 37 years, have two sons, and a wonderful daughter-in-law. His hobbies include bow hunting, fly fishing, biking, reading, and classical music.