Angela Thompson, DNP, FNP‐C, BC‐ADM, CDCES, FAANP, from Pittsboro, IN, has been a nurse practitioner (NP) for 11 years. Dr. Thompson currently works as an NP in an outpatient hospital clinic with inpatient privileges. She is a visionary leader, change agent and role model for NPs in Indiana. She is a former AANP Indiana State Representative. She is actively involved in health care policy and advocacy and strives to advance the NP profession by mentoring the next generation of NP leaders.