Leader Biography

Elder Mark A. Bragg

Elder Mark A. Bragg was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 2, 2016. At the time of his call, he had been serving as a member of the Fifth Quorum of the Seventy in the North America West Area. He recently served in the South America South Area Presidency and is currently serving in the North America West Area Presidency.

Elder Bragg majored in marketing and Spanish at the University of Utah. He also completed executive education programs at UCLA, University of Michigan, and other universities. He began his career as vice president of Great Western Bank in Los Angeles in commercial and residential real estate operations. Most recently, he worked as a senior vice president of Bank of America in complaint resolution and legal/government relations.

Elder Bragg has served in a number of Church callings, including full-time missionary in the Mexico Monterrey Mission, counselor in a ward Young Men presidency, ward mission leader, high councilor, bishop, stake president and Area Seventy.

Mark Allyn Bragg was born in Los Angeles, California, on April 16, 1962. He married Yvonne King in 1984. They are the parents of four children.

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