Heading Home is thrilled to have Joell as our current Chief Executive Officer and we hope you will get the chance to meet her soon if you don’t know her already! 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. Ms. 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 allows her the opportunity to make a real difference in people’s lives make an impact on the community. Welcome back, Joell!