Max Perez


Born: November 7, 1983

Family: Wife – Rebecca Perez: Owner of local Farmers Insurance Agency (Married October 11th, 2008)
Daughter: Stella Joy Perez (born August 24th 2013)
Family Interest: Serving the church, reaching out to community, Reading, Writing, Watching Movies, Hiking, Fishing (new to it), Watching football, Education and Teaching, Playing Soccer, Landscaping, and Swimming.

Professional Summary

Ambitious Spirit-filled pastor offering 10+years of experience in inspiring youth and adults with the gospel and building relationships. Accomplished in leading groups during church-wide programs while maintaining a personal commitment to Christ and Christian education. I am looking to take the next step in the rewarding role as lead pastor.


  • Pastoral Care
  • Small Groups
  • Visionary
  • Leadership Development
  • Sound/Media
  • Preaching/Teaching
  • Team Building
  • Traditional Marketing Strategies
  • Business Development
  • Innovation

work history

Youth Pastor
House of Praise International Church – Lorain, Ohio
08/2008 – Current

• Set goals for youth in the church and communicated with parents regarding progress
• Plan and facilitate weekly groups as well as special events and overnight retreats

• Schedule and manage teams of youth volunteers
• Oversee youth ministry budget and track all expenses
• Teach and counsel youth ages 11-19
• Prepare and present weekly sermons
• Preach on Sunday mornings as needed and at conferences and retreats
• Coordinated and led a county wide fellowship of youth pastors
• Teacher in the church
• Plan and execute a summer internship program for students which include Bible training and ministry pragmatics
• Plan yearly large-scale events i.e. conferences, purity ceremonies, retreats, and out-of-state camps, and missions’ trips
• Oversee graphics and all social media accounts
• Speak at youth conferences and events
• Counsel troubled youth in partnership with local schools
• Assist in planning, strategizing, and execution of all church events in all departments
• Facilitate funerals, weddings, community prayer events
• Pastoral Care for all ages in the church

Lorain Campus Pastor
House of Praise International Church – Lorain, Ohio
09/2011 – 12/2017

• Built/Maintain the church app.
• Conduct feasibility studies and implement actions for proposed projects
• Coordinate logistics of scheduling, marketing, contract logistics, and maintenance of supplies and equipment
• Intervene in crisis situations with pastoral care
• Created a new model for and coordinate the training of all new volunteers
• Enlist the support of team members and assess vacancies to match volunteers with positions in their gifting
• Prepare and present sermons
• Teacher in the church
• Develop church membership process
• Staff executive member
• Assist in planning, strategizing, and execution of all church events in all departments
• Monitor team performance, including developing performance improvement plans
• Work with leadership staff and volunteer staff to define volunteer mission and set standards
• Lead prayer nights
• Facilitate funerals, weddings, community prayer events

Chief Marketing Officer
Ugo Pros – Cleveland, Ohio
06/2016 – Current

• Work closely with a small team
• Design innovative branding and product strategies
• Increase market awareness and penetration through the development of creative collateral
• Oversee development of traditional and social media campaigns to drive sales and customer engagement
• Collaborate with IT department and the CEO to ensure that all project details are attended to
• Create, edit all graphics and videos for marketing campaigns


Associate of Business Management : Businesses
Liberty University – Lynchburg, VA

Diploma of Biblical Studies: Theology
Global University – Springfield, MO

Army Reserves
Combat Medic: Nationally Certified EMTB


Member, Ministers Fellowship International
2009 – Current

Jeanne Mayo Cadres Alumni
2015 – Current