Emily grew up in Minnesota, went to Colorado State University for her undergraduate degree, and moved to Indiana in 2005. She started working at Brooke’s Place in 2006 and wore many hats within the organization. After earning her MSW in 2014, Emily ventured into the world of school social work and enjoyed working in the school setting for 2 years. She has a wonderful husband, a 2-year-old son that melts her heart, and a dog named Oscar. In her spare time, she enjoys being outside, traveling to new places, and eating at unique restaurants. One of her biggest accomplishments, besides her education and her family, is that she learned how to drive a boat last summer.
Emily Ayres, MSW, LSW