Born in London, England to West Indian missionaries, Mark has been a part of TCC since he was a teenager. Mark graduated from Wayland Baptist University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Religion and has served in youth ministry with his wife Aida since 1994. Further, Mark is a retired Senior Master Sergeant from the United States Air Force where he served 22 honorable years in various positions; beginning as a Logistician then retraining into Human Resources and ultimately serving as a Squadron First Sergeant. He deployed to Afghanistan (twice), Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Panama, and Egypt. Additionally, he and his family enjoyed the privilege of living in Hawaii, Guam, North Carolina, Georgia and Tampa thanks to the Air Force. His Hobbies include being a cheerleader for his family, training for road races and listening to sermons from his favorite preachers. Mark and Aida have been married since 1990 and have three beautiful children.