Tomra “Tomi” Cardin has been executive director of Redemption House since August 2012.
Tomi grew up in Bluffton, Indiana, and attended Norwell High School. She graduated from Indiana Purdue – Fort Wayne and then went on to earn a master’s degree from Saint Francis University. She is currently working on a doctoral degree from Evangelical Seminary in Myerstown, Pennsylvania
Tomi has been involved with various organizations in Fort Wayne. She has been a volunteer chaplain in the city jail. She has worked on staff with the Fort Wayne YMCA and with Lifeline Youth & Family Services. She is a member of the executive leadership team of the United Brethren in Christ denomination.
Tomi is a member of Anchor Community Church, located on the northwest side of downtown Fort Wayne, and has chaired the church board.
The board of directors consists of 7-8 persons with a deep interest in the work of Redemption House. They meet regularly to provide general oversight.