R. Zack Zbinden

Senior Pastor

Pastor Zack Zbinden has served as Salem’s Senior Pastor since March of 2003. Prior to answering the call to Salem Pastor Zbinden served with the International Mission Board in Central Asia and at a church in Georgia.  He has served in full-time ministry since 1992.

Zack is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he majored in Electrical Engineering. He completed his Master of Divinity at Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary in Memphis, Tennessee. Zack is married to Karen, who he met at Georgia Tech.  She earned a Masters of Religious Education at Mid-America.  They have four children, Max, CJ, Zette, and Luke.  Zack enjoys snow skiing, running and traveling with his family.