Jared is a graduate of Findlay High School and received his Bachelor's degree in youth ministry from Charleston Southern University in South Carolina. He has been involved as a student in the youth group and as a member from day one at Gateway. Jared joined our staff in August of 2011 as the Middle School Youth Director. In 2016, Jared switched roles to Communications Director and in 2021 transitioned to the Facilities Manager position. He is committed to equipping and supporting staff and the congregation to do ministry.
Jared and his wife, Tara, have three children: Rhiya, Brogan and Gannon.