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Key People

Providing Assistance, Work, and Service

Our dedicated team of experienced professionals are always on the ball, utilizing their unique skills and passion to move the work of our Non-Profit Organization forward. We’re always pushing ourselves to stay ahead of the curve and striving to perfect our programs. Meet some of our incredible leaders below.

Leslie Bryant


Leslie Bryant started Hero P.A.W.S. with the vision and drive to assist fellow veteran and law enforcement personnel in training their own service dogs.  A military and law enforcement veteran herself, she understands the effects of PTSD on our everyday lives. As a service dog handler and trainer, she is focused on developing the organization with experience and integrity.

Leslie with her current service dog, Gryla

Tim Kirk

Board Member

Bio Coming Soon


Damian King

Board Member

With us since our founding, Damian King is one of our veteran team members. As a veteran and service dog handler he brings his years of experience and skills to the forefront in helping our organization grow and succeed.


Cathie Goodman

Board Member

Bio Coming Soon

Meet the Team: Meet the Team

Hero P.A.W.S. Inspiration

Retired Service Dog Kona

At Hero P.A.W.S., wellbeing is at the forefront of what we’re working together towards. PTSD Service Dogs are friends, confidants, heroes, guardians in the night.  With my Service Dog, I am never alone with my demons.

Meet the Team: Welcome
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