Management Team

Meet the Supervisors

Lisa Tinsley, BS - Training Supervisor - Indianapolis

Lisa Tinsley is a committed and supportive professional with a background in education and social services with a focus in trauma informed care. She has served as a certified nursing assistant, SAFE certified adoption and foster care licensing specialist, and managed the Caring Companion Program along with aging and disability case management at the Area Agency on Aging (AAA). Lisa finds purpose in making meaningful connections in the community and feels privileged to join families and individuals in their life journey.

Lisa graduated from Grand Valley State University in 2012 with bachelor’s degrees in liberal studies with an emphasis in non-profit and in human resources along with graduate studies in leadership and education. Prior to graduating from Grand Valley State University, Lisa was a Michigan certified dog obedience trainer and a music teacher and classroom aide at several Michigan schools and at the Prep School Academy in Bloomington, Indiana.

Lisa and her family are self-proclaimed foodies and enjoy cooking out and discovering fun new restaurants. Lisa also enjoys hiking, long exploratory bike rides, reading, creative writing and attending music concerts.

Thomas Krueger, BA - Training Supervisor - Fort Wayne

Thomas Krueger is a well-versed and dedicated professional with a diverse background in social services, working with a wide range of clientele. He has worked with children and adolescents diagnosed with ASD and other intellectual disabilities as a Registered Behavioral Therapist. He has worked with individuals on the BDDS waiver as a Qualified Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Professional. And most recently, he served as an A&D/TBI case manager for Indiana Professional Management Group (IPMG).

Thomas has a passion for serving others and finds his purpose to be bettering the lives of the people around him. He finds that making a meaningful impact on other’s lives in a positive manner, no matter how small or how big, is the driving force in his daily life.

Thomas graduated from Huntington University in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Prior to graduating from Huntington University, Thomas interned at the DeKalb County Probation Department and went on two mission trips. The purpose of the trips was to provide the homeless population with everyday necessities (food, clothing, etc.) and to build a home for a single mother with four children who had recently lost her husband to cancer.

In his free time, Thomas enjoys going to the local farmer’s market on Saturdays with his girlfriend, going to the gym, and discovering new restaurants around the Fort Wayne area. Thomas also enjoys traveling, hiking, going to concerts, and binge-watching a good show.

Teena Truesdell, MS, BA - Team Supervisor - Indianapolis

Teena Truesdell is a compassionate and devoted professional with a diverse background in working with state government funded programs. She has served Marion County individuals with applying for and processing applications for Medicaid, SNAP, TANF, and Victims of Violent Crime. Her focus is showing dignity and respect to individuals of varying socioeconomic backgrounds. She thrives on finding creative solutions to meet the needs of her clients.

Teena graduated from the University of Indianapolis in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies, with a minor in psychology.  In 2010, her father was diagnosed with a chronic illness that exposed her to the care giving role for 6 months. That experience led her to pursue a Master of Science, in Gerontology (2012).  Shortly after graduation she started working for the Family and Social Service Administration.

Most recently, she served as an A&D/TBI case manager for CareStar. In this role, she assisted the participant with a coordination of services to enable the individual to receive a range of appropriate services in a planned, coordinated, efficient and effective manner; promotes and supports the participant’s preferences, values, and the right to self-determination. She is excited to join Golden Apple Services and learn and implement the Golden Standard.

In her spare time, Teena enjoys cooking for her family. She enjoys playing games, watching tv, reading, and listening to podcasts. Teena also loves animals; she recently lost her 14-year-old Boston Terrier. Her cat, Titus has been very supportive in helping her handling her grief one day at a time.