- Founder and President of Family First
- Host of Nationally Syndicated “Family Minute”
- Co-Founder of All Pro Dad with Tony Dungy
- "Thank you for your meaningful remarks at the Helping Hand's Youth Conference...your message about what dads can do to build better relationships with their children added an important dimension to the discussion...I hope you have heard some of the many compliments paid to your presentation."
- Laura Bush - First Lady, United States of America
- "The message you delivered at our national Chick-fil-A conference was just what we ordered - practical, meaningful and inspiring. I hope thousands of others will have the opportunity to hear you."
- S. Truett Cathy, CEO & Founder - Chick-fil-A, Inc.
- "Please know how appreciative I am of the leadership you brought to our recent Strengthening Families Symposium. Your vision and voice as an expert...is truly appreciated. I again thank you for your willingness to assist our state."
- Jeb Bush, Governor - State of Florida
- "You scored big points with the men at our Indianapolis Colts seminar. You gave fathers the equipment they need to do their most important job. Let's do it again next year!"
- Tony Dungy, Former Head Coach - Indianapolis Colts
- "This day has changed my inner soul in such an uplifting and positive way. The speech Mark Merrill gave at the men's breakfast has forever changed my outlook and direction in life."
- George Douglas Higgs, Sr.
- "Your insight was invaluable. We look forward to our next opportunity in another future event."
- Carlos Fernandez - JP Morgan Chase
- "Your presentation hit the bull's eye. Our team loved it! We hope to have you back soon."
- Juan Oria - Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Mark Merrill travels from Tampa, Florida and requires Coach class for 1