Mark B. Woodruff began teaching Introduction to Public Speaking at Brigham Young University in 2001. Prior to that time, he taught Introduction to Public Relations as well as Marketing Management on an adjunct basis at BYU for many years. He also taught Marketing Management and Small Business Administration at Columbia College’s Salt Lake Extension in the early 1990’s. Woodruff earned his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree from BYU in Higher Education Administration and his Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from BYU with an emphasis in marketing management. He worked for many years in administrative positions at BYU, serving as Director of the BYU Public Affairs Office, Director of Marketing and Communications for the BYU Alumni Association, and Executive Director of the BYU President’s Club in the BYU Development Office. He has been involved in community affairs serving as President of the Board of Directors of Mountainlands Community Health Center, member of the board of directors of the Provo/Orem Chamber of Commerce, loaned executive with United Way of the Greater Salt Lake Area, and board member of the Import/Export Council for the State of Utah. He currently works for the LDS Church’s Missionary Department as Manager of Pre-field Services. He has served in the LDS Church as mission president of the Brazil Recife Mission and bishop of the BYU 123rd Ward. He is married to the former Peggy Petersen and they are the parents of six children and one grandchild.