Our Staff

Nancy Sunshine

Nancy’s involvement with Rainmakers spans several years.  She has served various companies in executive level sales positions over the years and has worked the Rainmakers platform successfully to create winning business development results. Nancy has served and continues to serve as a Rainmakers board member. Passionate about helping members succeed, Nancy guides them on how to leverage their membership so they, too, can experience the gains she has made. If you have ideas to share about making Rainmakers better or need guidance on how to utilize your membership more effectively, contact Nancy. She would love to help.

Nikki Lewallen

Nikki Lewallen


Nikki Lewallen is an accomplished business development professional, speaker and philanthropist. As CEO of Rainmakers, Nikki supports the Indiana business community by providing a platform for authentic business growth. A natural connector of people, Nikki’s expertise in business development enables her to find and nurture strategic relationships that result in meaningful business outcomes. Under her leadership, Rainmakers is one of the premiere business networking organizations in Indianapolis.

As reflected in her leadership style, Nikki is an avid proponent of robust company culture. She believes that for people to succeed in business and life, it is necessary for them to love what they do. It is this passion for employee engagement that led Nikki to join Emplify in 2017, a company devoted to helping millions of people find meaning in their work.

Nikki holds a variety of board positions around Indianapolis including the Indianapolis Rotary and Purposeful Living INC. She believes that the work we do on earth to produce abundance fuels the causes nearest and dearest to our hearts.

Nikki resides in Indianapolis with her husband, Elias and her skateboarding English Bulldog, Tonka Jane.

Tina Imperial

Tina Imperial
COO & Marketing Manager


As COO, Tina works closely with the CEO to ensure the vision, values and mission of the company are alive throughout the organization. She develops and implements systems that contribute to the overall success of the organization.

Tina creates and executes marketing strategy. She creates original material for blogs and social posts, and helps spread the word about Rainmakers events and trainings on numerous social media platforms. Tina is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about social media and online marketing.

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Tommy Richardson
Director of Training and Development

Tommy will be responsible for the Leadership development within the Rainmakers organization and Leadership and Personal Development training for executives, employee groups and members.

Tommy has more than 40 years experience in business coaching, training, and athletic coaching. He has coached more than 1,000 individuals and teams and facilitated training for corporate teams and executives and is a former president of Toastmasters, International.

Ashley Young
Digital Marketing Specialist

As the Digital Marketing Specialist for Rainmakers, Ashley works closely with the other team members to ensure that members stay up to date and informed with the numerous Rainmakers events.

She is a graduate of Asbury University with studies in photography and graphic design. Ashley also works as a photographer for a growing company in the Indianapolis area. She is a young entrepreneur in the process of building a graphic design start-up.

She loves the eccentric and mysterious things in life, believing it brings the personality and identity of its person, location, or situation.

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