Iryna is currently a Senior Architecture student at the University of Arizona, College of Architecture. She is born and raised in Ukraine and met Sveno while he was serving there at the US Embassy in Kyiv. They met randomly in a cafe and were married one year later. Iryna is the principal of their new architecture technology consulting firm, 3PArchiTech.
Sveno's oldest son Bjorn is now married to Kate, and they are the parents of Skye Rose, making Sveno a Grandpa in 2017 for the first time. They are both middle school teachers, and Bjorn serves in the Army National Guard as a Chemical Officer. Bjorn and Kate are both graduates of Northwest Nazarene University, which is also Sveno's alma mater.
Youngest child and only daughter, is Katya, born in Ukraine to Iryna, but adopted by Sveno in 2015. She attends Basis Charter School and already speaks four languages. She is fluent in English, Ukrainian, Russian and Mandarin.
Sveno believes that the role of the husband is imperative for his children to see modeled at home. He intentionally makes being a good husband a priority, honoring his wife above all in the family, and striving for a Godly marriage.
Sveno believes the role of the father is vital for his children to see modeled at home. He intentionally aims to be a strong role model, pursuing his gifts and talents and using these to serve others. He is not shy about publicly showing his children that he loves them.