FIX'D Inc. Veteran Transition Resource 501c3

FIX'D Inc. Veterans Transitional Resource
FIX'D Inc. Veterans Transitional Resource
  • The Team

    Executive Director

    Executive Director, Leslie Hamilton MPA

    Leslie Hamilton, MPA

    Management

    Project Manager, Christine Meagher

    President / CEO, Jaime Medina

    Superintendent, Rachel Standley

    Board of Directors

    President, Jaime A. Medina

    Secretary, Janet Blincoe

    Treasurer, Xochitl Paderes

    Vice President, Heather High

    Board Member, Karen Rickman

    Board Member, Ben Cordero

    Peer Support

    Peer Spprt Spclst, Ryan "Doc" Cox

    Asst. Director, Leslie Hamilton

    Peer Support Specialist, Bob Staton

    Peer Support Specialist, Ashley Rose


    Strategic Development

    Strategic Development

    Counslor-PR Karen McCrary

    Account Consultant Nicole Lorenz

    Sponsor Coord. Diane Glidwell-Koron

    Veteran Court Coordinator

    Scotty Sheets is the VTC Mentor Coordinator for San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties. 

    Louis

                                     "Our relationship transcended the environment we were in..."

    Our Story

    A Family Tradition

    Founder and President of FIX’d Inc. Mr. Jaime A. Medina, is a third generation Tracyite and 1996 graduate of Merrill F. West High’s pioneer class. Following in the footsteps of family tradition; Jaime chose a life of military service. United States Airman, Technical Sergeant Medina served with distinction in one of the most dangerous career fields within our military for the last decade-plus.This distinction earned him 22 medals including two Bronze Star Medals, Multiple Army and Air Force Commendation awards with Valor, Air Force and Army Combat Badges accompanied by numerous decorations through 16 years of service. 

    First-Hand Experience

    In the course of his service, Jaime developed a series of personal challenges with addictive substances and began a four-year daily regime of self-medication, denial, and destruction. All the while working as a Federal Police Officer in the civilian world.“My world just imploded,” he said, from these pressures, he inevitably put himself and others around him in danger. “I kept losing everything important to me, and tried to fill it with any and every drink or substance I could.” Ultimately, he surrendered and was forced to resign his job. His friends and family heartbroken from watching him deteriorate before their eyes tried their best to suggest he seek some sort of assistance. 

    You’re Not Alone

    The Air Force, his unit, and Veterans Affairs came to his aide along with family and friends who wouldn’t give up on him, no matter how isolated he had become. Jaime checked himself into the V.A. Palo Alto’s Emergency room; where he spent the next 7 months attending a rigorous inpatient rehabilitation and Men’s Poly-Trauma Programs, graduating to an extensive outpatient therapy program lasting two years.“After completing the programs, I finally felt like I was home; it sounds weird saying it, but I’m home now and my last deployment was four years ago…Honestly this has been the best decision I have ever made, but I didn’t make it alone – I had a few people in my corner and If I didn’t owe it to myself, I surely owed them. I have a mission again, and it’s me. The clarity and quality of life I now have is amazing, but again – I didn’t do this alone. That’s what I want others in similar situations to know. You’re not alone. I believe there is always a way through any situation, especially when someone has your 6 [your back].” 

    Certificate of Recognition

    In November of 2017, San Joaquin County Supervisor, Bob Elliot Presented  TSgt. Jaime A. Medina, USAF-Ret. and Founder of FIX'D Inc. Veteran Transition Resoures with a Special Certificate of Recognition for Service in the United States Air Force and Dedication to Defending Our Nation and Way of Life.