Richard Sean Dwayne Dogan is a 1998 graduate of Clemson University and attended Shaw School of Divinity, in Raleigh, NC. He is married to the former Satreva Young and to this union they have a beautiful daughter, Ramiah Dogan.
Sean has served as Senior Pastor of the Long Branch Baptist Church, since 1997. The church is at 28 Bolt Street, Greenville, SC. He loves the people and community that he serves. Under his visionary leadership the church has grown to over 1,100 weekly attendees. He has
recently led them in a multimillion dollar building project and a $50,000 environmental improvement project which included a stream restoration, rock sitting area, and the planting of over 60 trees. He has always pursued having a church that goes “beyond the walls”.
He has initiated many programs that have positively affected the local community. Some of these programs include: monthly feeding programs and partnership with Harvest Hope Food Bank to service 75 families weekly in the Greater Sullivan Community to help deal with the food insufficiency of Greenville County. He created a monthly Farmers Market for the community that has now developed into a Mobile Market in collaboration with Mills Village Farms. He has also initiated scholarship programs and business grants opportunities that are made available to the members of Long Branch Baptist Church. Recently he implemented Job Readiness Program for the church and community, which includes interviewing techniques, resume writing and personal support coaches. He has worked diligently to bring the message of Wellness to the community through the “100 Days of Faith, Fitness, and Fellowship”. He has also led the church in supporting youth employment through the community gardening.
Sean Dogan is currently involved with the following organizations and sits on the following Boards and Communities: GHS Authority Board, United Way Board of Trustees, Upstate American Heart Association Board, Liberty Fellowship Class of 2017, LiveWell Greenville, Mill Community Ministries Board, Senior Action Board of Trustees, Generations Group Home Board of Directors, UNCF Upstate (Past Chair), N.A.A.C.P. He is listed as the Best and Brightest under 35 by Greenville Business Magazine (2010 Cover). He is a graduate of The Riley Institute Diversity Leadership Initiative (Spring 2011 Class).