Vitali was born and raised in the family of an Evangelical Christian Baptist (ECB) church minister in the city of Rivne (Ukraine). He came to the Lord at 17 years of age and was involved in the youth and missionary ministries at a local church.
Upon moving to the States in 1991, he continued to work with the youth and was involved in the music ministry at the Slavic Baptist Church in Santa Barbara, California (USA). In 1999 Vitali was ordained to ministry as a pastor of a church in Santa Barbara, and in 2007 he moved to Vancouver, Washington (USA) where he currently serves as assistant pastor of Word of Grace Bible Church. Vitali is married and together with his wife Helen is raising two sons and a daughter.
Vitali holds a Bachelors (B.A.) degree from The Master’s College, Santa Clarity, California (USA) as well as a Masters of Divinity (M. Div.) degree from the Master’s Seminary, Sun Valey, California (USA).