Mr. Hardwick graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in international business administration and Spanish in 1988. While at Alma, he minored in French and was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. He was on the homecoming court, was a choir member and participated in the Alma Leadership Alliance. He was also a Barlow Trophy winner, the college’s most prestigious award for a graduating senior.
Mr. Hardwick went on to earn a Master of Business Administration degree in organizational behavior from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management in 1993 and a Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1999. He earned his Master of Theology degree in preaching from the Candler School of Theology at Emory University and his doctorate degree in homiletics from Princeton Theological Seminary in 2007.
Mr. Hardwick currently serves as transitional synod executive for the Synod of the Covenant in Bloomfield Hills. Prior to this experience, he served as the director of theology, worship and education for the Presbyterian Mission Agency of the Presbyterian Church (USA) for six years. Hardwick also serves as an Alma Ambassador.