Guiding youth to lead healthy and safe lives.

Leadership Team

Meet the LifeSmart Leadership and Administrative Team

We are proud to have a staff and board who dedicate themselves to our mission of fostering successful lives by empowering youth to make responsible choices and adopt healthy behaviors.


Tammie Carter

Chief Executive Officer

Tammie began her career in the corporate sector at Duke Energy where she worked in Employee Relations Safety & Training, Community Affairs, Public Strategies, and Supplier Diversity roles. The last 15 years of her career have been spent in the not-for-profit sector, having served as Sr. Vice President of Public Strategies for The Indy Chamber and President & CEO of TeenWorks. Tammie is also a small business owner of Accent Interior Designs. Tammie has served on numerous boards including The Indianapolis Urban League, The Mayor’s Crime Prevention Taskforce, Tangram, Indiana INTERNnet, The Indianapolis Legal Foundation, and The Indianapolis Cultural Trail. Tammie has been recognized for her accomplishments by the YMCA, National Council of 100 Black Women, and the Governor of Ohio for her work in Supplier Diversity.

Heather Richards

Manager, Scheduling and Client Relations

Heather Richards is an Indiana native and is so passionate about LifeSmart Youth’s core values and beliefs. Heather did not have anything like LifeSmart Youth’s school programs growing up. Having spent the last 12.5 years in the healthcare field with team management and customer experience, Heather is excited to bring her skillset into her current role at LifeSmart Youth. In her free time, Heather is a soccer mom, refinishes furniture, and works on restoring her 113 year old home.

Board of Directors


LeRoy Lewis, III, MBA

Community Relations and Health Promotions Liaison, Eskenazi Health

1st Vice President

Jessica Moore, M.A.

Director, Diversity & Inclusion, YMCA of Greater Indianapolis

2nd Vice President

Tami A. Earnhart, JD

Partner, Ice Miller, LLP


Andrew Cavallaro

Strategic Sourcing Manager, OneAmerica Financial Partners


Una Hartzell-Baird, MPA

Writer, Split-Second Consulting

Board Members

Ryan Achterberg

Enterprise Solution Architect, Resultant

Amanda Bieber

Cydaria Cooke, MBA, MSW, LCSW

Clinical Social Worker/Therapist, Unified Solutions, LLC and The Mental Health Spa, LLC

Josie Fasoldt

Rebecca Ford, MBA, MS

Consultant Engineer, Commissioning and Qualification Lead – Global Facilities Delivery, Eli Lilly and Company

Tanya Malone, RN

Forensic Pediatric Nurse, IU Riley Hospital for Children’s Hope Center

Breanna Sweeney

Office Manager, Blue & Co., LLC

Help us guide Indiana youth to lead healthy and safe lives.