Pastor Troy Brand is a native of Baltimore, MD. He is married and has five children. Pastor Brand is a United States Marine Corps veteran who served in the Gulf War, as well as conflicts in Somalia, Liberia and Haiti. He is a graduate of Coppin State College in Baltimore, and the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University. He currently serves as the pastor of the Orchard Park Seventh-day Adventist Church in Chattanooga, TN. Prior to that Pastor Brand served as the pastor of the Greenwood, Belzoni, Chula district in Mississippi, and the Alpha Seventh-day Adventist Church in Decatur, AL.
Pastor Brand believes in being active in the community and serves on various committees around Chattanooga. Also, he loves to preach and is passionate about teaching about sanctification in the life of the believer. Above all else, he has surrendered his life to Jesus Christ and desires to be fully in His will.