Son, Brother, Husband, Dad, Uncle, Papa, True-to-Life
Likes: Cold weather, honesty, reality shows, helping others, the ocean, swimming, the seasons, xxtreme sports, taking care of rose bushes, dogs, 1970's-2000's Music
Dislikes: Hot weather, elevator music, mean people, pulling weeds, cats, summer time, Seahawks, icy roads
Kirk was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. He was a short-term missionary after high school, trained in Hawaii, served in Pohnpei, Micronesia & Bombay (Mombasa) India. He met his wife Melissa in College (Costa Mesa) where they discovered Kirk went to school with Melissa’s sister in elementary school and attended the same church…..and he’s now been married to the love of his life for 30 years.
Kirk worked in family office equipment & executive suite business for 10 years in Menlo Park, CA. His family served with Youth with a Mission in Malaysia and then moved to Salem to take part of Biblical Counseling School, where he was on staff for 2 years as a school leader and oversaw the accounting office. He then was self-employed for 15 years running an online business selling technology, and now works in Sales & Customer Service for ProLink Supply, a wholesale fence supplier here in Salem.
Kirk’s background would not be complete without stating that he and Melissa are the proud parents of their grown children all in Salem and the super proud grandparents of Madilynn and Hudson.