- Master of Divinity (Christian Care) – Capital Bible Seminary (in progress)
- Diploma of Pastoral Ministry– LifeSpring School of Ministry (2011)
- Bachelor of Science (Healthcare Management)- Touro University International (2007)
After serving LifeSpring in an adjunct capacity for several years as instructor, curriculum developer and translator, Santiago became an Assistant Dean in 2013. His current role with LifeSpring includes curriculum development, teaching, oversight of the Spanish faculty and acting as liaison to the Spanish-speaking portion of our student body. Santiago has served as pastor and in various lay ministry roles. He also served as the Assistant Director of GC Missions after retiring from Naval Service in 2008.