From 1967 to 1971, Mr. White served with the United States Navy, including a tour of duty in Vietnam. From 1972 to 1991, he was involved in business, including ten years as president and general manager of an automobile dealership in Northern California. While in business Mr. White served in the same local church as a deacon and elder, and as a board member of a Christian day-school. After completing graduate studies at The Master's Seminary, Mr. White joined the administrative staff as the personal assistant to Dean Dr. Richard Mayhue in 1995, and in 2006 became TMS Vice President for Development and Operations. He has also studied with Moody Bible Institute, and at the American Institute of Holy Land Studies in Jerusalem. In addition to his seminary duties, Mr. White serves as an elder at Grace Community Church, ministering in the GCC premarital and counseling ministries, and helps oversee Grace Advance, providing leadership for developing churches.