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Mark Merrill

Mark Merrill is the founder and president of Family First, a widely respected national non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening the family.

Family First promotes principles for building marriages and raising children through three successful programs. All Pro Dad helps men become better fathers through NFL seminars, school-based All Pro Dad’s Days, and It’s newest initiative, iMOM, and resource rich website,, provide mothers of all ages with information, ideas and encouragement to help them grow wise, healthy, purpose-minded, relationally-focused children.

Prior to founding Family First in 1991, Mark practiced law in Florida for seven years. For more information, visit Family First.