Category: First Responders Staff

Major Woodland “Butch” Wilson

Butch joined the Harbor of Grace team after serving a distinguished thirty-two year career with the Baltimore County Police Department. Butch’s exemplary career included security, risk training, threat assessments, investigations and hands-on supervisory roles. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps from 1986 to 1990. He was recalled for Operation Desert Shield …

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D. Kenneth Beyer

Ken is a 24-year veteran of the treatment community where his personal recovery began in 1992. Soon after, he realized he wanted to spend his life working with chemically dependent people and started his new career at Father Martin’s Ashley. Co-Founders Father Joseph Martin, Mae Abraham and Leonard Angus Dahl all made huge impacts on …

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Dr. Brian Lerner

Dr. Brian Lerner is board certified in psychiatry and addiction psychiatry.  He is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine.  He completed his general psychiatry training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital where he served as Chief Resident.  He has also completed an addiction psychiatry fellowship at the University of Maryland.  Dr. Lerner …

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Kathleen “Kat” Kennon

Kat is a board certified Social Worker Supervisor. She received her MSW from University of Maryland School of Social Work and has been a Mobile Crisis Clinician with the Baltimore County Police Department through their Mobile Crisis Response Unit for six years. Two of those years she has been a clinical supervisor. Kat is trained …

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C. Scott Dehorty

Scott joins the Harbor of Grace Team with 25 years of experience in Mental Health treatment. He began his career at Father Martin’s Ashley, where he served as an admissions counselor, Assistant Director of Admissions, then assisted in the development and implementation of a clinical program for chronic pain. During his 25 years in the …

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Sgt. Chuck Hart

Chuck is an active duty Police Officer with a large Regional Police Department.  Graduating from the Police Academy in March of 1986, Chuck’s career has spanned over 33 years and include assignments in “Foot Patrol” to his present-day assignment as the Commander for the Hostage Negotiating Team.  From March 2012 to the present time, Chuck …

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Ben Becker

Ben is a life-long resident of Harford County. After receiving a degree in telecommunications and electronics, Ben worked for Northrop Grumann in their Airborne Surveillance Division. He pursued his passion for the fire service beginning in 2000, when he joined the Bel Air Fire Company as a Firefighter/EMT-B. He has been employed at Aberdeen Fire …

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Mitch Brooks

Mitch’s firefighting career began in 1991 in the US Navy where he served four years as an E5 Shipboard Firefighter.  Mitch’s civilian career with the Baltimore City Fire Department included eight years with a Truck Company, another eight years as a Paramedic on a medic unit including being selected as one of two firefighter/paramedics to …

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Mike McDermott

Mike was born and raised in Queens, New York.  Joining NYPD is January 1987, his various assignments include:  NSU5, 34 Precinct, Police Academy Instructor, Street Crimes, Warrant Squad, CWIT, Joint Apprehension Warrant Squad (JAWS), 71 PDU. During Mike’s amazing career, he was awarded the Combat Cross medal and various Commendations and Meritorious police duty citations …

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