Tamu Lewis, MBA, is the Co-Founder and Board President of the LTY Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping erase the stigma associated with mental illness, advancing holistic health treatments, and improving the lives of all those impacted. She is also an HR Leader and mental health advocate.
She founded the LTY Foundation as a living legacy to her brother, actor Lee Thompson Young, whom she lost to suicide in 2013. Knowing that her brother struggled with bipolar disorder and suffered in silence, Tamu is passionate about helping moms cultivate emotional well-being for themselves and their children. Tamu has gained invaluable life lessons and practical solutions to help moms find a sense of relief, reclaim their joy and optimize their mental wellness to achieve the life they desire and deserve.
Tamu's Inspiration -
Lee Thompson Young
This is Tamu's brother, actor Lee Thompson Young. She honors his memory and legacy through her work of promoting mental wellness.
Owning Your Journey And Giving Yourself Grace Through The Process Is Necessary
Qualifications & Experience
With a background of 25 years in human resources consulting and corporate positions, she understands the importance of mental health in our work and personal lives. Tamu is sharing her experience to help others. Tamu earned a BS in Finance from the University of South Carolina and a MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has earned the following certifications: Mental Health First Aider, Positive Discipline Parent Educator, Life Coach, Crisis Text Line Counselor, Breath Worker, Compensation Professional (CCP), Benefits Professional (CBP), and Professional in Human Resources (PHR).