Marc grew up on a family farm in IN. He obtained his agricultural engineering BS from Purdue University and earned his PhD from University of Florida. He is a registered professional engineer in Illinois and Florida. He spent seven years as Water Quality Manager/President of an engineering and environmental consulting firm in southwest Florida and then ten years with an international water filtration company as Senior Application Engineer for North America. He served as Vice President of Business Development for Orival, Inc., a broad spectrum filtration company where he was responsible for worldwide distribution, and designed and managed many municipal, industrial and agricultural filtration projects around the globe. He has been active in his local church in many places of responsibility. Marc has also served on many mission teams in various countries.