Vadim Dashkevych was born February 9, 1983 in Chernivtsi, Ukraine. In 1998, he graduated from a private Christian English-Ukrainian school. In 2000, he began to study law at the Chernivtsi National University and graduated in 2005. He married Olga Gavrilov in 2002 and they are currently raising four children.
In 2005, their family immigrated to Sacramento and became members of Spring of Life Ukrainian Baptist Church. Vadim was ordained as a deacon in 2007 and a pastor in 2009. Vadim has been the senior pastor at SOL Church since 2016. He also holds theology degrees from Blagovest School and Golden Gate Baptist Тheological Seminary.