Showing the Way
Good leadership is vital in guiding the vision, direction and culture of an organization. At Lifeline, we’re proud to have a leadership team that is passionate about their commitment to Christ, the teams that they serve, and their desire to help families and children in need.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Tim Smith joined the organization in 2020 as Chief Innovation Officer and was appointed CEO in 2022. After graduating from IPFW (Purdue Fort Wayne), Tim and his wife, Angela, moved to Indianapolis where he attended the IU School of Law. Upon graduation and admission to the Indiana Bar, Tim and Ang returned to Fort Wayne where Tim joined MedPro Group. After 25 years and many different leadership positions, Tim retired from MedPro Group in 2019. His last position was as SVP of Operations & Technology where he led close to 350 employees and contractors who, together, were responsible for assuring all company stakeholders had a “best-in-class” experience. Tim has been active in local politics and has served on numerous boards. His passions include spending time with his family (five adult children and more than nine grandchildren…all under age 3), woodworking and hunting. He and his family have been active members at Grace Gathering Church for their entire lives.
EXECUTIVE Vice President
Kevin has been a staff member of Lifeline Youth & Family Services since September 2003. He holds a degree in Education from Ball State University. In his spare time, if you can’t find Kevin spending time with his wife and three children or coaching his sons’ youth sports teams, you can probably find him golfing, fishing or playing basketball.
DM - Central (Regions 6-7, 10-12), Family Centered Treatment (All Regions)
DM - South (Regions 8-9, 13-17)
Executive State Director
Director of HBS Programming
HBS Treatment Manager
Family Centered Treatment (all Regions)
Family Preservation Services - South (Regions 8-18)
Homebuilders (All Regions), Family Preservation Services - North (Regions 1-7)
Regions 1 & 2
Regions 8 & 9
Regions 11 & 12
Regions 14, 15, 18
Regions 16 & 17