Mark L. Pace was serving as an Area Seventy and a member of the Fifth Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when he was called as Sunday School General President in April 2019.
Brother Pace earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Utah in 1980 and masters of business administration from Harvard Business School 1982. Prior to his call, he worked in commercial real estate development.
Brother Pace has served in many Church callings, including elders quorum president, Scoutmaster, bishopric counselor, ward Young Men president, high councilor, bishop, and counselor in a stake presidency. As a young man he served as a full-time missionary in the Spain Madrid Mission. From 2012 to 2015 he served as president of the Spain Barcelona Mission.
Brother Pace was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on January 1, 1957. He married Anne Marie Langeland in 1978. They are the parents of seven children and 19 grandchildren.