Ian was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa and moved to Chicago in 2014 to attend Moody Bible Institute. He graduated in 2018 with a degree in Theology and is currently pursuing a Masters of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He and his wife, Annelise, were married in 2018 and live in the Rogers Park neighborhood. Ian enjoys reading, music, cooking, sports, and the outdoors.
As the Director of Youth Ministry at Covenant, Ian oversees youth discipleship through programs like Sunday school, youth group, and small groups.