Speaker Profile: Marcus Brotherton (Talk Below)
Marcus is a writer and a story teller. His profession brings him into contact with a rich variety of thinkers and his research into World War II and the veterans who fought there brings him some perspective on the importance of generational role models. Marcus is sure to inform us on some essential attributes that must remain in the educational system to foster ethics, loyalty and learning.
More about Marcus Brotherton:
Marcus Brotherton is a journalist and professional writer known internationally for his literary collaborations with high-profile public figures, humanitarians, inspirational leaders, and military personnel. He has authored or co-authored more than 20 books, including biographies and directive non-fiction.
Notable works include We Who Are Alive and Remain (Penguin 2009), which reached No. 28 on the New York Times best sellers list, and A Company of Heroes (Penguin 2010), which ranked No. 1 in the country among World War II/ Western Front books. A forthcoming book, Shifty’s War, about legendary sharpshooter Sgt. Darrell “Shifty” Powers, will be out in May 2011.
Born in Canada in 1968, Marcus earned a bachelor’s degree in biblical education and journalism from Multnomah University in Portland, Oregon, and a master’s degree in theology and writing from Talbot Seminary at Biola University in Los Angeles, where he graduated with high honors.
Marcus lives with his wife and children in Washington State where he enjoys hiking, canoeing, and adventure motorcycling.