Leadership Academy of Madison County Staff

Carrie Bale, Executive DirectorCarrie Bale, Executive Director

Carrie Bale joined LAMC as the new executive director on August 20, 2018. Carrie brings a wealth of education & nonprofit leadership experience to us. An Anderson resident, Carrie holds a Bachelor's degree from Purdue University in Child Development and Family Studies, an MBA from Anderson University, and is an adjunct professor at Ball State University teaching nonprofit administration.

Upon accepting the position, Carrie shared the following comments,

"I am excited and honored to be joining an organization with such strong roots and history in helping to shape leaders in Madison County! This opportunity will enable me to fulfill my passion for both people and leadership. There is a variety of existing, emerging and uncovered talent in Madison County and I am looking forward to the opportunity to Grow, Serve and Lead with and for community members throughout Madison County."


Pam Shoot, Program DirectorPam Shoot, Program Director (LAMC '97)

Pam has been with the Leadership Academy since her graduation from the program in 1997. She was the first director of the Youth Leadership Academy (YLA) and remains in that position today. In 2008, Pam also assumed the role of Program Director for the adult LAMC program and has enjoyed the opportunity to work with some of Madison County's finest leaders.

Pam is an Anderson University graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Social Work. After working many years for the Division of Children's Services as well as serving as a Juvenile Probation Officer, it was time for a change and the Leadership Academy beckoned. 

Pam and her family have been Anderson residents since 1978.