Ashley Wakin, M.A./B.S.
Ashley has been employed as the Case Manager for the ASD program and a member of the MERS Goodwill St. Charles Career Center team since 2017. She is dedicated and proud to assist individuals on the autism spectrum gain and maintain employment. Prior to working for MERS, Ashley had the privilege of being an early head start teacher educating children and assisting their families for Youth in Need. Ashley has a master’s degree in autism from Fontbonne University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Disorders from SEMO University. Prior to obtaining education, Ashley worked as a manager for multiple retail stores across the country. Ashley has stated, "I am excited and committed to continue assisting individuals with ASD change their lives through the power of work."