Jared Smith serves the Operations group as the facilities assistant manager. He has been on staff at the Baptist state convention since January 2024.

Previously, Jared worked in lead operations roles, directing teams with event management and serving in various ministry positions. In bringing these skills to the state convention Jared is excited to contribute what he has learned to the vision of local churches being on mission.

Jared earned a bachelor’s degree from Gardner-Webb University and a Master of Arts from the College at Southeastern.

In his free time, Jared can be found hanging out with his wife and son, reading a good book while drinking coffee, and looking for joy in all of life. He enjoys learning about leadership development, growing in the gospel and watching God change the lives of those around him. Jared and his family attend North Wake Church where he loves to serve in the Welcome Ministry.