Prior to going the Velocity Staff, Karl served as a Worship Director in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. HIs background in music started with a drum kit sometime in 2004. Sine then, he’s had a steady thirst to educate and progress with music and ministry. He’s done so by serving as part of a worship team for 8 years, drummer with the touring Christian band Shine Bright Baby for several years, drum instructor, self taught guitar player, consistent vocal training, along with studying worship ministry through online courses and daily study of the word of God and spending time in His presence.

He is passionate about leading his team and church family into an authentic Holy Spirit filled worship atmosphere that extends beyond Sunday mornings. Karl believes that the gifts God gives us are to be stewarded with utmost of excellence and should be used to bring God glory. It’s with that mindset that he leads his team to not only continually deepen their relationships with Christ, but to also continually hone their musical talents so that together, they bring God glory and give Him all the praise.

He and his wife Kristina enjoy dating each other, creating music and songwriting together, spending time with their families and friends, meeting new people, traveling, and living out the big dreams God has planted inside of them.