Paul Dougherty
BHA 2-year director and Service Officer - Army

Paul Dougherty enlisted in the Army in 1979. He attended the United States Military Academy and graduated in 1984. He served in West Germany at the end of the Cold War and then transferred to the Army Reserve. After graduating from Villanova University with an M.B.A., he worked as an accountant with a number of health care organizations. Paul joined the Devereux Foundation and worked with special needs students during a 23-year career as a program supervisor and operations manager as well as becoming a teacher with PA certifications in Special Education and Social Studies. He earned an M.A. in Education from Immaculata University and an M.A. in History from West Chester University. As an Army Reserve Officer he deployed twice to Bosnia and served three tours in Iraq as well as earning a Masters Degree in Strategic Studies from the US Army War College in Carlisle PA. Paul retired as an educator with the Chester County Intermediate Unit.