Meet Our Team

We have a dedicated staff that is eager to assist your family. We welcome you to experience our support and love in a place that is free from judgment. We are all learning to be the best parents that we can be for our children. The best way to learn is with the support of people who you can trust.  

 
 
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Waylon Martin, Executive Director
Annie Martin, Director of Family Services

Waylon Martin has a heart for children. After earning his BA at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, he began working in the mental health field with children and adolescents. He met and married Annie, and not long after they opened their home and hearts to local children in the foster care system. 

 
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Tina Kacirek, Founder and Director of Ministry
Randy Kacirek, Founder and Director of Ministry

Tina and Randy started their adoption journey in Ukraine in 2003. After arriving home with their blessed new addition, they faced challenges and experiences that lead them to found Grace Haven. In the midst of their own battle, they knew the pain of isolation and rejection, and they knew immediately that they wanted to support others experiencing adoption. 

 
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Marion Pearson, Clinical Adviser

Marion Pearson is a Licensed Professional Counselor with 11 years of experience in the field.  Marion graduated from Arkansas Tech University with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology and Rehabilitation Science in 2005. She spent over a year as a mental health paraprofessional before moving to Northwest Arkansas to obtain her Masters in Counseling from the University of Arkansas, and became licensed in 2008.