Director Web Designer / Web Manager
Marc’s diverse professional life has included stints as a pro-am cyclist, taxi driver, forest steward, auto/bicycle/elevator mechanic, hardware store clerk, dishwasher, commercial fisherman, computer technician, property manager and business owner. He founded American Elevator Corporation in Seattle, serving as its president for 25 years before retiring in 2009.
As an early and active participant in the Human Potential Movement, Marc has been involved in numerous programs over the years; chief among these are Mind Dynamics, Inward Bound, the Dale Carnegie and Steven Covey programs, PSI World Seminars and Landmark Education.
A pioneer in the sport of mountain biking that began in Marin County in the early 1970s, Marc was also an elite road racing cyclist with a national profile and Olympic aspirations. He is one of the founders and builders of the Marin Museum of Bicycling in Fairfax, California and he serves as the current president of its board with his fellow board member and wife, Lena Maria Estrella.
Marc is a founding member of SevaChild’s board of directors and led its initial web design and development team beginning in 2011. His service affiliations have included Habitat for Humanity, the Millionaire Club Charity, Hospice of Seattle, Amma’s Kitchen, Helping Hearts Foundation, BikeWorks Seattle, Sustainable Fairfax and Self-Realization Fellowship.
Marc and Lena Maria currently reside in Fairfax, where they are active in their local environmental and spiritual communities and are restoring their creek-side cottage.