For the past seven years, Marcus has served as district superintendent of the Capitol Area North District of the West Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church. He has also served as director of new church development for the West Ohio Conference.
Marcus served as senior pastor at Powell United Methodist (2002-2007), and founding pastor of Epiphany (1993-2002) in Loveland near Cincinnati. He held associate pastor appointments at two Toledo area churches: Sylvania (1990-93) and Trilby (1986-90).
Marcus is a 1982 graduate of the University of Cincinnati and a 1986 graduate of Drew Theological School in New Jersey.
He and his wife, Kristen, an environmental engineer, are the parents of four children. Lucas will be entering his first year at Baldwin-Wallace College in the fall. Cameron, Chelsea and Simeon will be juniors at Olentangy Liberty High School.