BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Kyle Browning is a Signature Healthcare executive with more than 20 years of progressive experience in finance and operations management focusing on innovation, change management, and strategically aligning systems for optimal performance. Kyle received a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Bellarmine University, and an MBA with a Healthcare Administration focus from the University of Miami.
Kyle believes every day presents a new opportunity, and blessings come in many forms. He is proud to serve for the Beacon House, which provides a critical step towards sobriety and independence.
Quinn T. Chipley, Counseling Coordinator for Health Sciences Center of the University of Louisville: Quinn Chipley was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. He has degrees from Rice University, Houston, Texas (B.A. – 1978), Southeastern Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, North Carolina (M. Div. – 1984), University of Louisville, Clinical Psychology (M.A. – 1992), University of Louisville, M.D. (2000) and University of Louisville, Ph.D. ((2015), with the dissertation, “William Faulkner and Alcoholism: Distilling Facts and Fictions.” Since December 2006, he has served as the Counseling Coordinator for the students enrolled in the medical, dental, nursing and graduate schools of the University of Louisville at the Health Sciences Center campus. He considers it the ideal position where he can practice psychology against the background of a medical education. He has a passion for abstinence-based, peer-support recovery communities and transitional living for those in recovery from addiction. As a volunteer, he helps coordinate the CAPTASA annual conferences on these matters, and offers presentations on the disease of addiction for healthcare organizations, faith communities, and recovery centers.
Steve Diebold, Owner, WireCrafters, LLC: Stephen (Steve) Diebold is a Louisville native, married to Peg for 35 years, and is a father of three daughters. He is very involved in the business community as the majority owner of WireCrafters LLC and Fabricated Metals, LLC. Both are local, family-owned manufacturing firms. He participates in various business organizations and roundtables in the Louisville region and nationally. Steve is passionate about supporting education – whether ESL, pushing for core manufacturing skills for our community, supporting secondary education or developing his employees, you will find him engaged in helping others develop themselves.
Joe Dougherty, Board President of Beacon House, CEO of Louisville Paving Company: Joseph W. Dougherty was born in Louisville, Kentucky and is a 1986 graduate from the University of Notre Dame with a BBA in Finance and a BS in Philosophy. He and his wife Sherry have two children, son Michael and daughter Grace. In addition to the Beacon House, Mr. Dougherty is active with several not for profit organizations including the Catholic Education Foundation, March of Dimes and Sacred Heart Academy.
After witnessing the effects that addiction had on friends and family, Mr. Dougherty felt a calling to become involved with an organization geared toward addressing the addiction epidemic. Joe chose the Beacon house because of its history of success and strong leadership team. In the future, Mr. Dougherty wants to assist The Beacon House in expanding its existing services as well as opening a new facility for women.
Doug Hall, President of Griffin Equity LLC: Douglas R Hall, President of Griffin Equity LLC. A Louisville based real estate investment company. Previously Mr. Hall co-founded Evergreen Rehabilitation. A national provider of physical therapy services. The company was sold in 2016 with over 3000 therapists in 30 states. Doug’s career in healthcare began in 1992 as a Nursing Home Administrator before progressing into leadership roles, including Regional Vice President of Operations and Vice President of Administration at a publicly traded rehab provider. Mr. Hall is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and resides in Louisville with his Family.
Kevin Holloway Quality Stone & Ready Mix, Inc, President: Kevin Holloway began his career at family-owned Quality Stone & Ready Mix, Inc. after graduating from the University of Kentucky. He is a long-time member of Middletown United Methodist Church, serving on the church council and in other leadership roles. Kevin is a member of the Board of Kentucky Crushed Stone Association and a former member of the Bullitt County Sanitation District and Metro United Way (Bullitt County Chapter). Kevin and his wife Cathy have two adult daughters, Jennifer and Jessica. Kevin enjoys volunteering his time to a variety of causes through his church community, such as The Lighthouse and Habitat for Humanity. He looks forward to serving the Beacon House and its mission as a new board member.
David James, Councilman 6th District: David James is a native Louisvillian, and was elected on November 2, 2010 to serve as Councilman of the Metro Council’s Sixth District representing the neighborhoods of Algonquin, California, Limerick, Old Louisville, Park Hill, Russell, St. Joseph, Shelby Park, Smoketown-Jackson, Taylor-Berry, University, and the Central Business District. After attending the University of Louisville, for a degree in Police Administration he began his career with the Louisville Police Department in 1984. James went on to hold top positions in Louisville’s Fraternal Order of Police, the Kentucky Bureau of Investigation and the Army Reserves. Councilman James is actively involved in the community and sits on the board of several charitable organizations. James enjoys working with residents and businesses in the Sixth District to promote public safety and economic growth.
Sean Maguire, M.D.: Dr. Maguire is a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon with a private practice in Louisville. In addition to his work with the Beacon House Board of Directors, he has been an active board member of Kentucky Harvest, The Louisville Ballet, and The Kentucky Physicians Health Foundation. He has close ties to the recovery community and has a deep personal commitment to 12-step recovery. Dr. Maguire believes in second chances for those struggling with addiction and the promise of long-term recovery.
Rebecca Northup, Corporate Counsel for Manna, Inc.
Rebecca is an in-house attorney for BF Companies, Inc. a local restaurant company, after previously working as a member in a local law firm, Thomas, Dodson & Wolford PLLC. She is a graduate of Sacred Heart Academy and holds her undergraduate and a law degree from the University of Louisville. She is married to Mark, a native Louisvillian and they have five children. She is an active member of Holy Trinity Parish where she serves on the School Advisory Committee.
Bruce M. White, RICP®, Vice President, Investments: With the knowledge and insight of 20 years in the financial services industry, Bruce assists clients with financial and retirement planning. Bruce received a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications and management from Western Kentucky University. He holds the Retirement Income Certified Professional designation from the American College. Bruce is involved in his community and serves on the board for the Norton Healthcare Foundation, Beacon House and Western Kentucky University Parents Advisory Council. Bruce is married and has three sons and five step-children. He enjoys running, music and traveling in his spare time.
Richard Whitworth, Richard S. Whitworth and Associates Inc., President: Richard S. Whitworth E.A. is President of Richard S. Whitworth and Associates Inc. doing business as the RSW Group and have been in business since July 1994. The RSW Group specializes in accounting, bookkeeping, payroll and income tax preparation for small businesses and individuals. Whitworth has been an Enrolled Agent since 1981 allowing him to practice before the Internal Revenue Service and their Appeals Board. He has served on the Board of the Beacon House for past six years where he lends his accounting and fiduciary expertise.
Dan Zoeller, Trinity High School, Principal: Dan Zoeller has been principal at Trinity High School in Louisville since 2004. As principal, he has seen the implementation of several unique and influential programs including Trinity’s House System and random drug testing program. He was named one of the 20 Educators to Know in our community by Business First in 2016 and Administrator of the Year by the Kentucky Association of Library-Media Specialists. He joined the Beacon Board because he has seen addiction firsthand, involving family, friends, and students. He believes strongly in the Beacon House’s mission of hope and accountability.