Over the past ten years, Arnold has played an integral role in the Mission’s success with the opening of the building addition in 2011, the Mission 10 Miler, earning the 4 Star Charity Navigator, 2014 United Way Community Impact Partnership, and restoring God’s call for the Mission. Among many other things, Arnold sets out to fulfill the vision set by the Board of Directors and ensure that the Mission is Christ-centered organization. Arnold has a B.A. in American History from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and a Masters of Divinity from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. Arnold lives in Frederick with his wife, Beth, and has four children Nathan and his wife, Jen, and their daughter Elissa, Catherine, Daniel and Elizabeth. In his free time, Arnold enjoys spending time with his family, biking and studying the battles won by the South in the Civil War.
Amy has a B.S. in Accounting from Messiah College and is CPA licensed. Prior to the Mission, Amy gained four years of experience at a regional CPA firm. Volunteering since 2011, Amy is excited to be a part of what God is doing at the Mission by managing finance. Amy lives in Frederick with close friends and enjoys running in her free time.
As a 2003 Changed Life Recovery Program graduate, Carlton is perfectly suited in his role to help the men of the Mission. After graduating from the program in 2003, he attended Frederick Community College and earned a degree in Human Services while working as a counselor at the Mission and the Department of Corrections in Hagerstown/Baltimore. Originally from Washington D.C., Carlton moved to Frederick to start his new life with the Lord.
Valerie joined the Rescue Mission staff in 2013, bringing with her 7 years of experience working for nonprofits. Valerie has a B.A. from Randolph Macon College and is a Certified Volunteer Administrator. Currently, she is working on a Certification in Nonprofit Management from Virginia Commonwealth University and an MPA from the University of Baltimore. Valerie lives in Frederick with her husband and enjoys reading in her free time.
Previously a graduate of the Changed Life Program, Guy has served at the Mission in various roles since 1996. His current position entails overseeing the Food Resources Center at the Mission by developing and maintaining relationships with local partners and food donors. Previously, Guy attended Frederick Community College and he grew up in Mt. Rainier, MD. Guy lives in Pennsylvania with his wife and has two children and a grandson. In his free time, Guy enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, hunting, and farming.
Terri joined the Mission in March 2018. In her role, she assists women and children experiencing homelessness find healing and hope in the Lord and the strength to push through their circumstances to create a life of self-sufficiency. Terri earned her BS from the University of Toledo and gained over 24 years of experience in the Education world in both instructor and leadership positions. In her spare time, you will find her enjoying time with her husband, reading, or escaping to Florida or Oregon to spend time with her son and daughters.