Jennifer Walker, MA, LPC – Chairman
A Master’s graduate of Grace College and Seminary in Winona Lake, IN, Jennifer Walker maintains a private practice in Franklin, TN. Specializing in the areas of addiction, trauma, abuse and eating disorders, Jennifer has trained with such noted counselors as Dan Allender and Larry Crabb. Her grace-based approach to the therapeutic process, combined with her seasoned perspective on life, relationship and recovery work are valuable assets in her service to FINDINGbalance. An avid horse-woman, Jennifer can be found most Saturdays participating in a regularly scheduled fox hunt.
Karen Amos – Secretary / Treasurer
Karen has served FINDINGbalance in some capacity since 2009, first as staff, and now as a board member. In addition to her work with FINDINGbalance, her professional background includes the Texas Attorney’s General’s Office, intelligence work for the US Air Force, training intelligence officers for British Aerospace Engineering, or supervising parolees for the VA Department of Corrections. She she resides near Richmond, Virginia with her husband and two children, and is a school teacher for 8th grade students.
Michael Bianchi has worked in marketing, artist development, and donor acquisition within the music industry for over 20 years, first at a record label and then running artist programs for NGO World Vision in the US and Australia. During that time, he has gained experience developing and growing the careers of artists, worked with artists to leverage their platforms to help others, built cohesive and effective teams, developed, refined, and implemented onsite activation techniques, and produced multiple events. Throughout his career, Michael has always been driven by the knowledge that he is contributing to providing hope to people in some way, which is the reason he is so excited to now serve on the board of FINDINGbalance. Michael lives in the Nashville area with his wife and two sons.
Lee Wolfe Blum
Lee Wolfe Blum is an author, energetic passionate speaker, and mental health practitioner working in the field of eating disorders and addictions. She loves to help women find hope and healing from perfectionism and addictions. She is the author of Table in the Darkness: A Healing Journey Through an Eating Disorder and Brave Is the New Beautiful: Finding Courage To Be the Real You. Lee lives in Edina, Minnesota with her husband and three teenage boys in what she calls “The Frat House”. She also Lee also freelances as a Recovery Coach and a Writing Coach. Learn more about Lee at her website.
Laura Leemaster, LCSW
Laura is a licensed clinical social worker who has worked in the field for over 28 years addressing a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety, eating disorders, addiction and sexual abuse on an inpatient and outpatient level. Laura is Level Two certified in Eye Movement Desentization Reprocessing (EMDR), a proven therapy for trauma and related issues. Laura has had a private practice for ten years and currently resides with her husband Ted and two of their seven children in St. Joseph, MI. Laura is a faith-based therapist, believing that to be the single most important aspect of the healing journey with her clients.
A.J. is Vice President of Technical Services at Capitol Christian Music Group in Brentwood, TN, where he has worked since 1995 managing hundreds of users and millions of dollars worth of technical systems and equipment. He is also an accomplished musician, and regularly serves on the worship team at his church in Franklin, TN as well at Fb events such as Hungry for Hope. The husband of founder Constance Rhodes, AJ has served FINDINGbalance since its inception in 2001, guiding and working in various capacities over the years, particularly when it comes to the technical side of things but also with respect to vision and mission integrity.