Meet Our Staff

Paige Wilkins, Director

Paige has a Bachelor’s of Science in Organizational Leadership and Supervision from Purdue University in Ft. Wayne, IN. She started her career in social services at Community Action of NE Indiana(CANI) as a case manager for an in-home visitation program for parents at risk of child abuse and neglect. From there, she managed an outreach and enrollment program for the state of Indiana’s health insurance program for seven years at CANI. She was responsible for managing a staff of six, fundraising, developing and implementing outreach and enrollment activities. She expanded the program from a one county coalition to an eight county coalition and developed several best practices that have been implemented throughout the state of Indiana.

Jackie Martinez, Social Worker

Jackie has a Bachelor’s Degree from Purdue University, Ft. Wayne in Human Services. She has 10 years experience in community service through advocacy and case management. Not only does Jackie bring a depth of experience in case management she is also bilingual in Spanish.

Ashley Nichter, Social Worker

Ashley has a BS in Criminal Justice and over 7 years of experience as a case manger working at the Department of Child Services.

Julie Reece, RN

Julie has a BSN from Bowling Green State University and 20+ years experience in public health, inpatient, mental health, and home health settings, providing excellent nursing care to diverse populations.