Rick holds a PhD in Counseling and Psychology as well as two Master of Arts degrees: one in Marriage and Family Counseling and the other in Religious Education. He also earned a B.A. in Psychology. Dr. Marks is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Clinical Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAFMT). In addition, Dr. Marks is an ordained minister. Rick has been the Executive Director of Marriage for Life, Inc. since 2004 and has been offering relationship and marriage programs such as marriage coaching/mentoring, premarital education, family programs, HOPE Weekends for distressed marriages, and speaking around the country and in Canada and the Bahamas.