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Mark Merrill is the founder and president of Family First, Inc., a national non-profit organization that provides programs and online resources dedicated to helping people love their families well. He is host of the Family Minute with Mark Merrill, a nationally syndicated radio program reaching over 5 million listeners daily and has appeared on numerous major broadcasting network shows and affiliates, including FOX and Friends and the Today Show. Mark has been featured in publications including USA Today, the Washington Times, and Sports Illustrated, and is the author of All Pro Dad – Seven Essentials to Be a Hero to Your Kids, as well as several marriage and parenting books and articles. As an advocate for the family, Mark has spoken at conferences and events hosted by major companies, NFL teams, organizations, and government bodies. Before founding Family First in 1991, Mark practiced law in Florida for seven years. He and his wife, Susan, live in Tampa, Florida and have five children.

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