Marlan joined TFLI’s staff in June 2014 in the newly created position of Financial Manager. Marlan has extensive experience in accounting, finance and operational management in corporate and non-profit settings. A native of Nashville, Marlan attended the University of Tennessee at Knoxville where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in accounting. He then went on to earn a Master of Divinity from Emory University in Atlanta and a Master of Business Administration from Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia. He held business management positions in Georgia from 2006-2014 before returning to Tennessee and joining TFLI.