Staff & Leaders

Senior Pastor: David Simmerman
Pastor David has served as youth pastor, associate pastor and connections pastor at churches across Tennessee and has over 25 years of ministry experience. Pastor David is originally from Jonesborough, TN. He and his wife, LeAnn, have four children: Alex, Olivia, Joshua and Lucas.
Associate Pastor: Mahlon Fisher
Mahlon served as LBC’s student pastor for over 8 years and is now in the roll of Associate Pastor. Mahlon and his wife Shelly have two daughters, Shelby and Shanna. They reside in Loretto.
Next Generation Pastor: Jamie Leland
Worship Leader: Kevin Traglia
Kevin served as a volunteer in our worship ministry for three years and is now on staff part-time as our worship leader. Kevin is married to Katie and they have three kids, Darby, Jackson and Dylan.
Office manager: Dana Slater
Dana began working with LBC in December of 1999. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Steve and they have 2 children, Caleb and Christian. They are also a foster home and have had children in their home for many years. They live in the Deerfield community and are members of Deerfield Baptist Church.
Financial Assistant: Debbie Griffin
Debbie began working with LBC in 2006. She is a mother of two and has four grandchildren. Debbie is also active in “God’s Chicks” clown troop and is co-founder of a windows ministry called “Noah’s Ark Widows Ministry.” She lives in the Ethridge community and is a member at First Baptist Ethridge.
Facilities Manager: TBA