Joel Wallen, MNM

​Associate Executive Director

508.755.1228, ext. 222


Joel has 15 years of experience in the nonprofit field, developing youth programming, leading community collaborations, and helping drive communities in achieving measurable outcomes.   He graduated from Cedarville University with a degree in Pastoral Studies, holds a Master’s degree in Nonprofit Management from DePaul University, and has two certificates from Notre Dame University in non-profit business. Joel joined Pernet in 2021. Prior to joining Pernet Family Health Service, Joel served as the Youth Development Programs’ Director at Youth Crossroads Inc. and as a Board of Director of Berwyn Awake. 

Joel and his wife Jackie have been married for 14 years and they have two sons: Deacon and Justus.  In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and camping.  Joel and Jackie also enjoy traveling and have a marital goal of visiting a new country every year (COVID got in the way of that one last year).  Joel spent part of his childhood growing up in Germany and got the travel bug at a young age.   

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