Thomas Matthew WoodsDirector

    Mr. Woods is the founder, and the current CEO of the Workforce Recovery Solutions, since 2013, providing employers, among other things, with program designs and evidence-based Substance Use Disorder (SUD) educational.In past, he also has counseled individuals in recovery: prisons, hospitals, rehabilitation centers and privately. He has also conducted drug and alcohol interventions to clients who needed treatment for the disease of addiction. Mr. Woods has lectured and taught at corporate organizations, law enforcement agencies, high schools,
    universities, and community organizations. Mr. Woods also has served as an Account Executive at Consolidated Green Services, in Bethesda, MD. Mr. Woods has taught at Little Flower Parish, in Washington, DC, as well as Sacred Heart School, of Harrisburg, PA. Mr. Woods has served as a University Chaplain at both the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, and Mount Saint Mary’s University of Emmitsburg, MD.

    Mr. Woods comes to Arise & Flourish as a member of the Boards of Directors with many years of experience as a public speaker, trainer, teacher, motivator and entrepreneur.


    • Master Divinity from Mount Saint Mary’s University, Emmitsburg, MD
    • Master of Arts from Mount Saint Mary’s University, Emmitsburg, MD
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts – Concentration in Business and Philosophy, Salisbury State University, Salisbury, MD