Mr. Mace or Mace, as he is informally called, was born in Northeast Pennsylvania in 1971 and moved to Philadelphia in 1994 after he graduated from Alvernia College with a Bachelor’s Degree in General Science. He started teaching in 1994 at the ripe old age of 23. Mace worked for St. Gabriel’s System as a science and math teacher for 25 years at their vocational high school for adjudicated boys.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and getting out for the occasional round of golf.