Sandy joined the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation in February 2013 after 10 years in corporate Marketing for a Fortune 50 retailer. With a diverse background spanning 25 years of business ownership, retail marketing, business development, project management, CRM, direct marketing, social media, video production and affinity/loyalty marketing and management she is honored to finally be working in a nonprofit capacity. Always a passionate volunteer, she has sat on numerous boards and has volunteered with various groups ranging from church fundraising and soup kitchens to mentoring Girls on the Run and leading elementary kids in Junior Achievement. She resides in Mooresville, NC with her husband and has five grown children.
In August 2014, Sherry Pollex, Martin’s longtime girlfriend, was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer. Through their experiences, Martin and Sherry found purpose and focus in their mission to raise awareness, boost advocacy, and generate financial support for underfunded cancer research initiatives specific to ovarian and childhood cancers. Together, we have the power to improve lives, inspire smiles and realize dreams. We will Never Give Up.