Marlene Tipton joined the staff of FBC as administrative secretary in April, 2009. During the previous seventeen years, she served as business manager for an orthopedic surgeon, and then office manager of the diverse properties and holdings of the physician’s estate. Marlene is the pianist at her church and thoroughly enjoys the many hours spent each week serving in the music ministry. In her free time, she enjoys biking, walking, RVing, reading, and spending time with her family. She and her husband, Bayne, are blessed with one son, two delightful grandchildren, and a daughter-in-law who is an inspiration.