Sandy Marks serves as the pastoral ministry strategist with the Baptist state convention. He has been on staff at the Baptist state convention since February 2018, when he began as a senior consultant for church health and revitalization.

Before joining the state convention, Sandy pastored churches in North Carolina for more than 21 years, which includes a nearly 15-year tenure at Alexis Baptist Church.

Sandy holds a doctor of ministry degree from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with an emphasis in church revitalization.

Sandy and his wife, Cynthia, have two adult children.