Our Staff

Get to know our wonderful staff.

Thursday
Aug142014

Dr. Thomas Quisenberry, Pastor

Thomas Quisenberry received Bachelor Degrees from Clemson University in English and Political Science, and Master of Divinity from the Baptist Theological Seminary in Richmond, VA, and his Doctor of Ministry from Columbia Theological Seminary. Thomas has been the Pastor at First Baptist since October of 2010. He grew up in First Baptist Clemson, SC, and has served churches in Virginia, North Carolina, and Georgia. He met his wife, Maggie, when they were both students at seminary in Richmond. Their two boys keep them active and laughing a good deal. Thomas enjoys reading, Clemson athletics, and droning on about the wonderful Old Testament.

 

Phone: 423-648-2540     Email

Thursday
Aug142014

Jeff Parker, Minister of Music and Worship

Jeff Parker grew up in Marion, IL, with a twin sister and older brother.  After beginning his college experience at the University of Illinois, he graduated from Belmont (College) University with a Bachelor of Music.  He also holds a Master of Church Music from the former Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY.  He served churches in North Carolina for almost 20 years before coming to FBC Chattanooga in 2008.  Jeff‘s wife, Jenny, and their two daughters share his love of music.  For mental, spiritual and physical health, Jeff enjoys running through the beautiful settings in and around Chattanooga.

 

Phone: 423-648-2545     Email

Thursday
Aug142014

Michael Sepulveda, Minister to Children and Youth

Michael Sepulveda grew up in Arlington, Texas. As an adult he made his way to Chattanooga through the great cities of Birmingham, AL and Richmond, VA. In 2000 he married Allison, originally from Birmingham, and together they have a daughter and a son. Michael began his college "career" at Ouachita Baptist University in 1993 and eventually graduated from The University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. He received his Master of Divinity at Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond in 2010. Michael has ministered to children and youth for over 15 years. In his spare time he loves hiking in the woods with friends and family (including his dog Bama), playing his guitar, and watching his hometown sports team.

Phone: 423-648-2551     Email

Thursday
Aug142014

Adam Tarver, Interim Minister of Students

Adam Tarver grew up in Knoxville, Tennessee. For college, Adam graduated from Carson-Newman College (University) with a Bachelor of Arts in Religion and a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology. He currently is in his final year at McAfee School of Theology studying Congregational Ministry. Before coming to Chattanooga, he worked in two different churches as the minister of students. Adam got married this past June to Holly. They met at Carson-Newman playing a highly competitive game of capture the flag. In Adam's spare time he enjoys cheering on the Atlanta Braves, attending any baseball game, and playing disc golf.

 

Phone: 423-648-2550     Email

Thursday
Aug142014

Judy Sullivan, Pastor's Administrative Assistant

 

Phone: 423-648-2540     Email

Thursday
Aug142014

Frances Marandi, Music Administrative Assistant

 

Phone: 423-648-2543     Email

Wednesday
Jun252014

Anna Graham, Education Administrative Assistant

Phone:  423-648-2542     Email

Wednesday
Jun252014

Susan Self, Financial Assistant

 

Phone: 423-648-2547     Email

Wednesday
Dec122012

David Daley, Facilities Supervisor

Phone: 423-648-2548     Email