Mario joined the Mercer Zimmerman family in 2021 as a Controls Technician. Originally from New Iberia, Louisiana, he has his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Performing Arts from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and his Masters of Fine Arts in Lighting Design from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. Mario comes from a large family with three brothers and four sisters – most of whom live in Louisiana. Mario is very involved with his church – helping lead the production as well as volunteering with the outreach ministry, House of Hope. In his free time, Mario enjoys watching and playing sports (flag football, volleyball, softball & basketball), playing sports video games, and hanging out with his wife, Jess.