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Hi I'm Preston!

I'm a management consultant, a college professor, and ... oh yeah, a rock'n'roll drummer, and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I'm a business and education professional who loves teaching and helping organizations translate their vision of success into a measurable reality. Having traveled the globe, I've now to settled down to spend time with my wife, kids, and grandkids and play the kind of music I’ve always loved. I can usually be enticed to enjoy a good sporting event or movie with my family!

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up a Mormon, and I continue to be a Mormon because it makes me happy. The LDS belief of where we came from, why we are here, and where we will go when we die provides great comfort to me. The focus on family and following the Savior's example feels right to me. I feel peace, joy, and happiness in the midst of a confusing world because of the teachings of the gospel. I have always known that the gospel was true. I have had personal experiences within my immediate family that reaffirm that Jesus Christ lives and loves each of us. In 2000 my family visited the Holy Land. During that visit I received a personal witness that Jesus Christ lives and cares for each one of us. A lifetime of living the principles of the gospel has built a strong testimony in me. I know of the love God has for me as an individual. He knows me and loves me in spite of my weaknesses, and that love inspires me to follow Him.

How I live my faith

Being a Mormon is not just a Sunday thing for me. It influences how I live every day. I read the scriptures and pray daily, seeking guidance and direction from a wise and loving Heavenly Father. I rely on that inspiration to help approach each day. I find I am more patient and loving when I take time to think about the Savior each day. I try to share my love for Jesus Christ each day by the way I interact with students, colleagues, and clients. How the Savior treated others is the example I try to use in my daily interactions with others. I serve in the Mesa Temple one morning a week and I enjoy the peace and assurance of the gospel that are reinforced through that service.