Mark McElrath is the youngest of 9 children all raised in Orange County, CA the products of fully integrated Catholic formation for family, parish and schools. He and Drucilla are married 33 years, parents of two daughters, also raised in Orange County and educated in Catholic schools and parish life.
Following a professional career in hospitality management with Marriott and Red Lion Hotels, Mark joined the family business and helped lead 5 separate apparel related corporations over a 25 year period. During that time Mark served as a volunteer in leadership positions with parish, schools, and non-profit apostolates dedicated to closing the gap between work and faith and advancing the New Evangelization. Today, Mark serves as President of Catholics at Work OC http://www.catholicsatworkoc.com and Director of Advancement for Santiago Retreat Center: http://www.santiagoretreatcenter.org.