Tia Lynn Ballard (born May 11, 1986) is an American voice actress and ADR director affiliated with Funimation. Some of her notable roles are Zero Two from Darling in the Franxx, Kusano from Sekirei, Rin Ogata in Rideback, Mizore Shirayuki from Rosario + Vampire, Nanami Momozono from Kamisama Kiss, Yashiro Nene from Toilet-bound Hanako-Kun, and Happy from Fairy Tail.
Ballard grew up in Paris, Texas. She developed an interest in voice acting when she attended a local anime convention, seeing the panel of voice actors, and learned that Funimation was only two hours from her hometown. While attending Paris Junior College, she was a participant in the Disney College Program, after which she changed her major to theatre. Ballard graduated in 2006 with an associate degree in theatre and art.
Ballard's first voice acting gig was at Funimation where she worked with Monica Rial. She played Young Asim in Dragonaut: The Resonance. She later had a larger role as Rachel Calvin in Linebarrels of Iron.
Outside of voice acting, Ballard has co-created a Super Mario Bros.-themed online comic called Koopasta.