Darnell Simmons grew up in Georgia and has been married for 24 years to his wife Latonya (also from GA), who is a principal for Spokane Schools. They have two adult children, both in college. Darnell spent 8 years serving his country in the US Navy. He then joined ADT Security, where he has spent the last 20 plus years with over half of them serving as an Operations Manager. Darnell is also a recent graduate from Whitworth University in which he received his master’s in business administration with an executive leadership concentration. Darnell Simmons also serves as executive pastor at a local church in the community. He is a joy to be around and if you are lucky, you may get to experience some of his fantastic cooking skills.