Bayron Mosquera is originally from Ecuador. He began working at Dawson in December of 1994 as the pastor of the Hispanic Congregation. Before coming to the States, Bayron worked in Ecuador for 14 years in a government organization. As a member of the University Baptist Church in Quito, he assumed various leadership roles and later served as the Interim Pastor. Bayron obtained his degree in Public Administration from the Central University of Quito, Ecuador, and years later graduated from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary with his Masters of Divinity. Bayron and his wife Maria have two grown children, Evelyn and Byron Jr., who are both graduates of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).