The Board of Directors of Heart of Phoenix

About the People of Heart of Phoenix Equine Rescue, INC

Tinia Creamer
Founder, Current PresidentEducation

Bachelor of Arts Degree from Marshall University, Cum Laude / Lifelong Horse Owner / Rescuer


I’m a lifetime horse owner and a rescuer since childhood of any animal someone else failed. It is who I am, have always been.

Why did I Found HOP?
Perhaps this journey all started with reading Black Beauty as a young child. . .There was simply a need so astounding in my area, there was no way I could turn a blind eye to it.


Daily operations, Adoption network, Social Media management, Website design and updates, Photographer, Transport, Financial and Fundraising management, Rehab and Foster

Outside of Rescue:

When I am not working with equine rescue, I am enjoying another labor of love on my farm /

Jessie Hardesty

Vice PresidentEducation

coming soon


coming soon

Why Do I Rescue? coming soon


Foster and Rehabilitation

Outside of Rescue:

Jessie stays busy working in upper management at her family’s business: Metrec of Huntington and raising 3 daughters.

Sonora Winds

Board of DirectorsEducation

Herbalist, Reiki Training: 1 and 2


Owned by Horses for 20 years

Why Do I Rescue?


Foster and Rehabilitation

Outside of Rescue:
When not doing rescue, Sonora works at her

John D. Creamer

Board of Directors


Bachelor of Arts, Marshall University, Cum Laude

Licensed W.V. Contractor / Cabell Career Tech. Center

2000-2004 Marine Corps Sergeant

Huntington, WV

Post 1064 Veterans of

Foreign Wars of the US Post Commander

Contractor at

Huntington Mechanical and Services, LLC


Transport and Foster

The rescue muscle, as it were

Andrew Smith, J.D.
Board of Directors

J.D. Salmon P. Chase College of Law
B.A. Marshall University



Defense Research Institute
Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
Cabell County Bar Association
Student Articles Editor, Northern Kentucky Law Review
Bloom-Bettman Award for highest cumulative GPA, 2011, 2012
Bell Award for the highest grade in Constitutional Law, 2010
Graduated summa cum laude, Chase College of Law
Marshall University Magazine Writer of the Year, 2006
Marshall University Reporter of the Year, 2005


Generation Huntington, Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce
Advisory Committee, W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications, Marshall University

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