About us

Anchor's Mission

The mission of ANCHOR is to provide a new chance for youth in our community. While they remain close to home, ANCHOR provides comprehensive care and individualized treatment  to assist youth and their families in achieving optimal health and well-being.

Meet Our Team

Ricky Walker

Executive Director

Ricky is a life-long resident of Martinsville and Henry County. He had a 30 year law enforcement career before coming to ANCHOR in 2016. He is happily married to his wife, Kerry, of 34 years and they have 2 children and 3 grandchildren. His goal at ANCHOR is to continue to improve the services provided by ANCHOR to our community.

Turonne Hunt

Dr. Turonne Hunt is currently the Director of the Transitional Day Program. She has held that position since 2018. She has 15 years of experience working in public education as a teacher, assistant principal, and principal. She holds a master’s degree in Educational Leadership and a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Radford University. Her goal is to build relationships and collaborate with families, students, and the community to ensure that students are successful as they grow and strive to reach their goals. She enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.

Robin Campbell

Since joining the ANCHOR Commission in 2013 as a part-time bookkeeper, Robin became a full-time employee in 2015. She serves as Director of Administrative Services providing financial and administrative management for all ANCHOR programs and human resource services for all employees. A lifelong resident of Martinsville and Henry County, Robin is a 2013 graduate of the Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership from Duke University. She currently serves as secretary on the TheatreWorks Community Players board and has served on the United Way of Henry County and Martinsville board and is a current volunteer.

Mike Kirby

Group Home Supervisor - Michael Kirby (Mike) is a life-long resident of Martinsville and Henry County. He has been employed at Anchor Commission since 2008 & Works part-time at the Martinsville City Sheriff's Dept. He is happily married to Naylene and they have 3 children & 1 grandchild. His desire is the see all adolescents exceed in life. His goal is to continue to improve and expand the services that ANCHOR provides to our community.

Catherleen Dillard

Group Home Leader - USDA Manager Catherleen is a life long resident of Axton, Va., where she was born and raised. She retired from Hanesbrands/Sara Lee with 35 years of service with over 20 years of supervisory experience. In addition she had 5 years of service with Zenith Logistics. She has been employed with the ANCHOR Commission for 12 years, where she has served as Group Home Leader, USDA Manager and Facilitator for the Seven Challenges program. Catherleen has one son and three grandchildren.

Danny Wimmer

Outreach/GPS Coordinator

Part Time Staff

Alissa Hunley

Keana Taylor

Mary Allred

Quincy Gravely

Tierra Dillard

Tim Bredamus

John Cook

John Quinlan

James Preston

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