Reverend Brandon Roderick Tucker has been licensed to preach since March 2006 and was ordained in September 2010. Pastor Brandon holds a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership from Lourdes College and a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a dual concentration in Human Resource Management and Organizational Development from The University of Toledo. Having completed coursework at United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio, Pastor Brandon is a Doctoral Candidate in the Higher Education Program at the University of Toledo.
A nationally certified workforce development professional, Pastor Brandon serves as the Vice President and Chief Workforce & Community Development Officer at Washtenaw Community College (Ann Arbor, MI), overseeing the strategy for engaging with both corporate and community partners through a wide array of services that help organizations and individuals drive success and attainment of goals.
Pastor Brandon has received numerous awards for his service to the community and contributions to the profession of Workforce Development, including the Emerging Leader Award (AA Legacy Project), Wyndolyn L. Snell “My Ministry Matters Award (Phillips Temple CME Church), Edward Schmidt Outstanding Young Alum (University of Toledo Alumni Association), 20 Under 40 Awardee (Toledo Business Journal) and was recently named a 40 Under 40 Awardee (Crains’ Business – Detroit, MI).
Pastor Brandon has served on numerous local non-profit boards and is an active member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., where he has held several local, regional, and national offices, including Ohio District Director, National Chairman of Leadership Development, and Alpha Xi Lambda Chapter President. Pastor Brandon also serves on the board of directors for United Way of Washtenaw County and the Ypsilanti Community Fund Advisory Council of the Ann Arbor Community Foundation.
Before launching Transformation Church in 2018, Pastor Brandon served for fifteen years at the Greater New Psalmist Church in various capacities, with his final position as their Executive Pastor.
Pastor Brandon was born and raised in Toledo, where he and his wife, Lady Tia Tucker, and their daughter, Layla Grace, and son, Aiden Bradford, reside.