Joell Ackerman

Chief Executive Officer


Joell Ackerman was born and raised in Southern California. Growing up she spent summers on her grandparents’ farm in Edgewood, New Mexico. Ultimately Joell fell in love with New Mexico. Outside of Heading Home, she loves spending time with her wonderful wife April, their two dogs Tammy and George, and two cats, Thatcher and Dinkleman.┬áMs. Ackerman also loves reading science fiction books and making pottery.

For the past 15 years, Ms. Ackerman has been a leader in the nonprofit community including her previous time spent with Heading Home as Chief Operating Officer. Joell loves being the Chief Executive Officer of Heading Home because it gives her the opportunity to make a real difference in people’s lives make an impact on the community.