Marc Andonian joined Church of the Holy Spirit when Rev. Kathy joined us in June, 2004. Marc is active in many ministries at COHS including: Teaching Tai Chi and Qi Gong, Teaching Sign Chi Do (the Art of Moving Prayer), Practicing Reiki and Medical Qi Gong during our services, and playing one of his trumpets at selected services. Marc manages our office technology and network, and the COHS sound system. He also cares for many areas of our building and grounds including the font and the labyrinth. When he is not helping around the church, he is helping the Diocese as a health and wellness and benefits consultant on the Wellness Commission.
Marc became an Episcopalian at age 10, when his family joined his grandmother’s church St James Episcopal in South Pasadena. He was also at Trinity Cathedral in Sacramento CA, and at Christ Church Ithan, in Villanova PA before coming to COHS. During his time in the Episcopal church, he has been acolyte, Sunday school teacher, lay reader, lay eucharistic minister, church photographer, member of three vestries, and a diocesan volunteer.
When not doing work in the church, Marc is an Executive Partner with Gartner – a technology research and strategic advisory firm. He has 30 years of experience in healthcare, insurance and technology. He specializes in business and technology strategy, and executive leadership development and communications effectiveness. Marc is also a PhD Exercise Physiologist and Gerontologist, by training, and a published research scientist.