Martine G. Bates
President and CEO
Martine G. Bates has served as a teacher, principal, and central office director for a public school system, as well as teaching at two different universities. She has an Ed.D. jointly awarded by The University of Alabama and The University of Alabama in Birmingham, as well as some work toward a certificate at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
Martine has been writing for The Alabama Baptist for over 20 years, with the last ten spent as media reviewer. She has served as dissertation advisor at the University of Phoenix since 2004. She has three books in print, and is co-owner of Seacoast Publishing, which produces the Alabama Roots Biography Series.