2008                           Lutheran Theological Seminary  Philadelphia, PA |  Masters of Divinity

2003                           Concordia University  St. Paul, MN |  Bachelors Degree in Youth Development

Ministry Experience

2008- Present         Pastor St. Mark’s Lutheran Church Baldwinsville, NY

2007- 2008             Youth Director St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Telford, PA

2006-2007              Pastoral Intern St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Red Hill, PA

2004- 2006             Youth Director/Contemporary Worship Leader Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Southampton, PA

2002-2004              Youth Group Director/After-School Program Director/ Associate Music Minister  Hope Lutheran Church Reading, PA

1999-2002               Retreat Specialist Calumet Lutheran Camp Freedom, NH

Other Professional Experience

2010 – Present       Ministry Team Leader for Y’ALL (Young Adult Lutheran Leaders) for the Upstate NY Synod

2011-  Present        Project Connect discernment Advocate

2008- Present        Member of the Baldwinsville Chamber of Commerce

2008- Present        Vanderkamp Center Board Member

2008-2010              Lutheran Campus Ministry Syracuse University Board Member


* Accomplished singer/songwriter of praise and worship music.

*Experienced working with youth and adults of all developmental Abilities

* Skilled at teaching in an engaged appropriate manner.

* Able to understand program design and is able to asses programs

Training/ Awards

January 2011          Institute for Congregational Ministry

January 2010          Institute for Congregational Ministry

January 2009         Institute for Congregational Ministry

February 2003       National School Age Care Alliance Conference

May 2001                 Adventure Based Counseling (Project Adventure)

April 2000               National Council For Exceptional Children Conference

1997-2003               Wilderness First Responder

1996                         Eagle Scout

1994-2003               Red Cross Lifeguard