Staff & leadership



    Dennis has served as an Executive Pastor in previous churches and also is a certified church coach. He came to professional ministry later in life and enjoys helping churches, pastors and congregations get unstuck. He loves messing around with cars, ATV's, and golf, not necessarily in that order. He and Brenda have been married for 38 years and counting, they have two married children, and two grandsons who help keep him young and laughing.

  • Rev. ross wright

    worship pastor

    Ross has been a part of various worship teams, bands, songwriting groups and recording projects since his early teens. In his ministry career, he has served in churches as worship leader, arts director and teaching pastor.  When he is not at work, Ross can be found writing and recording music, collaborating with other artists, story writing, and playing in his sister's band (Rebekah Rafferty & the Wakes). Ross and his wife Amanda have three kids and a cat.

  • Virginia Otey

    children's pastor

    Virginia recently graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a degree in English and now attends Union Presbyterian seminary where she is pursuing a Masters in Divinity. Before serving at Tomahawk, Virginia worked as a youth intern, and on the support ministries team at the BGAV. You can typically find her playing with her two dachshunds, Franklin and Eleanor.