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Mark Bender

Mark Bender

Vice President

(Term expires 2023)

Mark Bender is a father, husband, huge nerd, and user experience design consultant. He joined First Church with his wife Beth in 2011. They came seeking religious education for their two sons and found a deep affinity in belief and aspiration. Mark served as a member of the Marketing Committee and then became truly engaged as a member of the Senior Minister Search Committee. He now serves on the Income Opportunity Team, focusing on data analysis and facilitating conversation around Church revenue. Mark designs useful technology solutions for complex problems through researching, analyzing data, imagining, drawing, and facilitating healthy collaboration. Mark is thankful to have found a faith community united in accomplishing together what we cannot do alone.

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