Advisory Board

The Playworks Indiana Advisory Board is a group of change-makers who believe in the power of play and are active ambassadors for Playworks. These playful professionals contribute their personal time to share the mission of Playworks: to improve the health and well-being of children by increasing opportunities for physical activity and safe, meaningful play.


Jenny Dexter, Chair

Vice President of Business Development




Mark Clark

Senior VP, Deputy General Counsel & Assistant Secretary
The Finish Line, Inc.


Danny Embry

Senior Success Specialist

As a Senior Success Specialist at Salesforce, Danny Embry coaches customers in using their CRM software. Prior to joining Salesforce, Danny spent 7 years at Angie’s List as an Account Manager. Danny grew up traveling the world as the son of an Air Force mother and father. After graduating from Ball State University with a degree in journalism, Danny settled down in Fishers, Indiana with his wife Kelli and their two daughters. Danny began serving on the Playworks Indiana board in 2018.

Rylan Hall

Senior Director of Customer Success


Heather Hutchinson

Vice President Operations Retirement Services & Corporate Support


Carrie Lahr

VP of Operations
Riley Hospital for Children

As the Vice President of Operations for Riley Children’s Health, Carrie is responsible for providing direction and support for the effective day-to-day operations of the hospital. She assesses the effectiveness of current services, and supports the expansion/development of new product lines, services, or innovations that are consistent with hospital regulations and standards of accreditation. She is also responsible for achieving the quality and cost objectives that drive value to our patients and communities. Carrie has been a part of the IU Health organization since 2005. She has served in a variety of roles including bedside care in pediatric intensive care, hospital supervision, and clinical operations management. Prior to her receipt promotion to VP of Operations, Carrie served as the Director of the Continuous Improvement work implementing a Lean Business System at Riley Children’s Health. Carrie received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Purdue University and her Masters of Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University. Carrie began serving on the Playworks Indiana board in 2018.

Allison Lightner

Senior Director, AMER Solutions Program Office Leader


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