Mark grew up in Buffalo, NY, and has worked for most of his career at Cairn University. For 25 years he served as the Director of Cairn’s Wisconsin Wilderness Campus, a one-year academic and discipleship program primarily for freshman. Since the close of that program, he has served the University in developing and overseeing four new freshman programs, teaching full time in the School of Divinity, and recently being appointed as the University Chaplain. Mark has been married to Dana for 41 years, and they have four grown sons and four grandchildren. He enjoys mountain biking, hiking, camping, and many forms of physical labor.