Rev. Dawn M. Hand is the executive pastor at Foundry United Methodist Church. Dawn is a strong leader at Foundry. She was first appointed to serve at Foundry in July 2011 as the associate pastor/chief programs officer. She came to Foundry from Matthews UMC in the Western North Carolina Conference, where she served as an associate pastor of a thriving 3,800+ member congregation. Prior to serving in pastoral ministry, she served as the director of communications in the WNC Conference. She continues serving as Foundry’s newly appointed executive pastor/chief of staff.