Tommy Sanders began serving at Dawson in 2020 as Senior Adult Minister, then in 2021 as Associate Pastor, Pastoral Care, and Senior Adults. He previously served as Minister to Students and later as Minister to Young Adults at Brookwood Baptist Church in Birmingham. Tommy received his Business Administration degree at the University of Alabama in 1985 and completed his Master of Divinity at Beeson Divinity School in 1996. He also has a background in the real estate business. This combination of business and ministry has provided an array of experiences in building understanding of and relating to others in various circumstances.
Tommy is married to Kathy and they have twins, Margaret Ann and Austin. Kathy teaches kindergarten at Vestavia Elementary. Kathy loves art and gardening. Tommy loves meeting and ministering to people and feels this to be his calling. He also enjoys spending time with his family, drinking coffee, and playing with the family dog, Razz.