Paul Chitwood serves as president of the International Mission Board. Before his election in 2018, he previously served as executive director of the Kentucky Baptist Convention and as the pastor of local churches of varying sizes in Kentucky. A native of Jellico, Tenn., Chitwood is a 1992 graduate of Cumberland College and earned a Master of Divinity and Ph.D. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and a master’s degree in nonprofit administration from the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame. He served as a faculty member of the seminary between 2002 and 2018.
He and his wife, Michelle, have four children.
With a passion for the local church and the Great Commission, Todd Unzicker’s vision for North Carolina Baptists is focused on rallying them to be a movement of churches on mission together.
Unzicker was elected executive director-treasurer in May 2021. Before leading the work of the state convention, Unzicker served on staff at The Summit Church in Raleigh-Durham from 2012 to 2021. He has also served as a director of missions in Florida and as a missionary in Central America.
Unzicker earned his bachelor’s degree from the Baptist Bible College of Florida and his master of divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological seminary. Prior to his salvation and his call to ministry, Unzicker worked as a sports reporter covering the nationally ranked University of Georgia football program.
A native of Fairfax, Virginia, Unzicker has been married to his wife, Ashley, since 2007. They have three children and reside in Wake Forest.
President, N.C. Baptists
President, N.C. Baptists
Quintell Hill serves as president of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina and as pastor of Multiply Community Church in Monroe, N.C. Raised in Birmingham, Ala., Hill is a graduate of the University of Mobile in Alabama and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, N.C. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in preaching from Anderson University in South Carolina.
Hill and his wife, Christy, have two daughters.
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