Mark Dietlein

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Mark A. Dietlein (born 1955) was a co-founder and is the current president and chief executive officer of Hale Centre Theatre in Utah. He served for six years as a member of the General Board of the Young Men of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). He is the son of Sandra and Allan Dietlein and oldest grandson of Ruth Hale.

As a young man, Dietlein served in the Utah Salt Lake City and Brazil Porto Alegre Missions of the LDS Church. He studied at Brigham Young University, where he earned a degree in finance and real estate management.

In 1985 Dietlein and his wife, Sally, co-founded Hale Centre Theatre along with his grandparents, Ruth and Nathan Hale and Sally Hale Rice. Hale Centre Theatre currently plays to an audience of 250,000 patrons each year and has become the nation's highest attended community theatre.[citation needed]

Prior to being called as a member of the Young Men General Board in early 2006, Dietlein had served as a counselor in a stake presidency, bishop, elders quorum president, high councilor, and scout leader in the LDS Church.

Dietlein is married to Sally Maynard who serves as vice president of Hale Centre Theatre. They have four children and nine grandchildren.


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