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.
Carol joined the Mission in 2012 and became the Director of Compassion Ministries in 2015. Bringing with her 20 years of Human Resources experience, Carol oversees the Mission’s Food Services, Volunteers, and Outreach Programs. Carol has an AA from Frederick Community College and lives in Frederick with her husband and their three cocker spaniels. In her spare time, Carol enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and friends.
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.
Kathy has an M.A. in Management of Aging Services from UMBC and over ten years of experience in counseling and leadership roles. In addition to playing an integral part in overseeing the initial stages of Faith House, Kathy will also implement the vision of a Christ-centered program set out by the Mission. Kathy brings proven leadership, strong faith, and sound research to this new ministry and position. We are thankful to have her on our team.
Laura grew up around a ministry setting before she attended Nyack College to major in Psychology and Missiology and Regent University for a higher degree in Community Counseling. She obtained her Nationally Certified Counselor license and her MSDE as a certified school counselor. After traveling and earning her degrees, she firmly believed that ministry is what God has called her to.
At Faith House, Laura manages the various cases of women and children to facilitate the program. When she is not working, Laura enjoys gardening, basketball, spending time with family, coffee and cheering on her own kids in their pursuits!
Joining the Mission part-time in 2014, Elizabeth’s skills range from branding and web development to positioning and public relations strategy. Previously, Elizabeth has interned with the Community Foundation of Frederick County, the Frederick Magazine, Amy Benton PR, and WHAG. Elizabeth graduated Magna Cum Laude from The University of Alabama’s top five PR program with a double major in PR and Economics. During her time in school, Elizabeth was a senior media relations strategist for the top student run PR firm, Capstone Agency. In her spare time, she enjoys running, cooking and spending time with friends.
Prior to the Mission, Mike attended the College of Staten Island and pursued a career in sales. As a graduate of the CLRP, Mike interned at the Mission and demonstrated great skill in communicating and leading for the Fundraising and Event Specialist position. Originally from New York City, Mike now lives in Frederick and enjoys watching movies and cheering on the Mets in his free time.
Meg Yoho joined the Mission part-time in 2016 as the Public Relations Coordinator. Her position entails all things social media, the Mission’s monthly newsletter and other PR efforts. Prior to her time at the Mission, Yoho attended Penn State earning a BA in Journalism. Yoho and her husband, John, live in downtown Frederick and she enjoys reading, biking and other outdoor activities in her spare time.
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.
Greg Lamp joined the Mission over eight years ago as the Rescued Treasures Program Manager. Part of his position entails running the recycling division of the Mission, working with vendors and picking up donations. A former graduate of the Changed Life Recovery Program, Greg grew up in Baltimore, MD. He attended Hagerstown Community College and obtained a Certification in Warehouse and Logistics Management. He now lives in Hagerstown, MD, enjoys baseball and football, and roots for the Orioles and Ravens!
Jake, graduate of the CLRP, recently joined the Mission in 2015. During his time at the Mission, he has demonstrated great leadership skills, sound faith and strong character. In addition to his position at the Mission, Jake is currently attending Frederick Community College in order to earn a degree in Human Services Addictions. Jake enjoys playing sports, exercising and spending time with friends and family in his spare 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.
Prior to her role as the Volunteer Coordinator at the Rescue Mission, Carolyn served here as a volunteer and observed firsthand the impact the Mission makes and the vital role of volunteers. She attended Penn State University and Frederick Community College and obtained her MD Realtor license. Carolyn devoted many years to homeschooling her two children and has also worked with individuals with disabilities in the Frederick community. She enjoys gardening, home renovation, and spending time with family, friends.
Since 2009, Andy has overseen the preparation and cooking of meals for the homeless and working poor at the Mission. After attending the Culinary Arts Institute of St. Augustine, FL, Andy cooked in the military and for a prison in Florida where he gained experience of over 17 years in preparing meals for hundreds at a time. Andy lives in Hagerstown with his wife, Cindy, and has three children. In his spare time, Andy enjoys fishing, hunting, and working on cars.
As the Outreach Coordinator, Teri plans ways for the Mission to serve and meet the needs of the community in Frederick. Teri has a B.S. from Frostburg State University and MARE from Southwestern Seminary. Teri lives in Walkersville with her husband of 22 years, Keith, and has two children, Ryan and Tyler. In her spare time, she enjoys line dancing, bike riding, and playing tennis.