Terry and Janet

Terry and Janet

Monday, October 10, 2011

Get to Know Elder Christopher Waddell

This is Elder and Sister Waddell

President Waddell is coming to the mission tomorrow for a mission tour.

I have included his bio below.

They are a great addition to our Area. We are thrilled that he is coming to teach our missionaries.

Ravell Call, Deseret News
Elder W. Christopher and Sister Carol S. Waddell 


Family: born June 28, 1959, in Los Angeles, Calif., to Wayne and Joann Waddell. Married Carol Stansel on July 7, 1984, in the Los Angeles California Temple. Four children: Lauren Renee (Russel) Marsh, Rebecca Joann (Gerrit) Winkel, Marc Christopher and Jonathon William.
Education: bachelor's degree in history from San Diego State University; graduate work in BYU executive MBA program.
Career: first vice president of investments at Merrill Lynch, working in international division since 1986 with clients primarily in Mexico.
Community Service: board member of the International Community Foundation based in San Diego, Calif., and working primarily with philanthropy across the border in Mexico.
Church Service: full-time missionary in Spain Barcelona Mission, 1978-80; Area Seventy; president of Spain Barcelona Mission, 2006-2009; stake president and counselor; mission president's counselor; bishop and counselor.

Here they are at Chan Chan when they were here for the Temple Groundbreaking.