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Marcelle T. Smith


Born in Shreveport, LA, Marcelle received his primary schooling in Nashville, TN and his secondary schooling in Saginaw, MI, graduating in 2004 with Honors from Arthur Hill High School.


He attended Florida A&M University, as a Presidential Scholar, where he graduated (2009), magna cum laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Master’s Degree in Business Administration. Marcelle served in various leadership roles in the School of Business & Industry. He also attended Vanderbilt University, where he earned a Master’s of Divinity Degree with a focus in Black Church Studies.


He has worked for Saginaw Future, Inc. as a Procurement Specialist and the Great Lakes Loons baseball team as an Account Executive for Ticket Sales. Formerly, he served at

Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Nashville, TN as an assistant to Bishop Joseph W. Walker III and in Christian Education, and as the Special Assistant to the Senior Pastor at Triumph Church in Detroit, MI. He is the Executive Minister of the Mt. Olive Institutional Missionary Baptist Church, where he has also served in the following capacities: Usher’s Ministry, Youth Church leader, and Vacation Bible School Director. Marcelle also currently serves on the Board of Directors of Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity, the Board of Directors of Restoration Community Outreach, and as a spiritual and theological care consultant for McKissick Health and Wellness, LLC.


Marcelle and his wife Jennifer live in Saginaw, MI with their two sons: Josiah and Jabari.

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