Amy Jones, Executive Director – Earned an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education in 2003 and then went on to receive a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education Administration in 2010. She joined Garrett County Community Action in 1999 and held several positions during the 20 years served at the agency from Early Head Start Teacher, Head Start Teacher, Home Visitor and Site Manager of Child and Family Development. Amy joined Garrett County Lighthouse July of 2020 as the Finance Manager and in January of 2023 she was promoted to Interim Executive Director.
Mathew Foley, CPRP, Director of Behavioral Health Services – Mathew is a 2011 graduate of Frostburg State University and holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Mathew joined Garrett County Lighthouse, Inc. as a Behavioral Health Technician in our Residential Crisis Services (RCS) Program in March of 2014. During his time at Garrett County Lighthouse, Inc., Mathew has also worked as a Case Manager, Rehabilitation Coordinator, and a Rehabilitation Specialist for both RCS and the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program (PRP). Mathew obtained his Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner (CPRP) certification in April of 2022. From October of 2022 to December of 2022 Mathew served as Interim Executive Director.
Benjamin Jeffreys, Director of Health Care Quality – Ben joined GCLH in June 2020 as the Director of Health Care Quality. He has a Bachelors in Visual Communication & Graphic Design. Ben has 13 years of retail management experience and 11 years as a project manager with his father’s property maintenance business. He worked for the Life Skills program as a rehabilitation associate. Ben also served in the U.S. Army in Ft. Bliss. TX
Cody Kroll, Director of Residential Rehabilitation and Crisis Services – Cody joined Garrett County Lighthouse, Inc. in August of 2022 as a Rehabilitation Coordinator – Crisis Services and was later promoted to Director of Residential Rehabilitation and Crisis Services. He has an Associates Degree from Allegany College in Criminal Justice and was certified both in Maryland and West Virginia as a police officer with over 16 years of experience. Cody serves as a Firefighter/EMT-B/Special Operator with the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department and has been serving as a firefighter since 2002.
Mark Shrout, Director of Adolescent Behavioral Health Services – Mark joined Garrett County Lighthouse, Inc. in January of 2022 as a Behavioral Health Technician at Safe Harbor Crisis and Respite and was later promoted to Director of Adolescent Behavioral Health Services. Mark earned an Associates Degree in Behavioral Science at Garrett College and later earned his Bachelors Degree in Psychology at Frostburg State University. Mark previously worked for the Allegany Health Department at Joseph C Massie Unit as a Drug and Alcohol Counselor. He served in the United States Army from 1980 to 1986 as was stationed in Germany. Mark was a business owner as a home builder and was licensed in Georgia, West Virginia and Maryland.