After earning his bachelor's degree in Youth and Christian Studies, Reverend Grudzinski began his career as a juvenile intake officer in the juvenile criminal justice and court services system. There he completed more than 400 hours of focused training in youth and adult services and built his expertise in conflict resolution, outreach, and leadership development.
A published author and adult learning facilitator, Rev. Grudzinski earned a master's degree in Ministry Leadership and is currently a doctoral candidate at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota conducting research in the area of higher education leadership. A former Eagle Scout, Rev. Grudzinski also sits on the board of directors at a community bank and recently helped his own son's elementary school pursue and secure its accreditation.