Tim Tatum, MBA, MA, LPC-MHSP

Executive Director

Tim is a Licensed Professional Counselor and recently obtained his Masters of Business Administration in Healthcare Management.   He has worked in the local mental health arena since 1995.  He is excited to join the team at Focus Healthcare, following years of working as the Director of Behavioral Health for an area hospital.  He has diverse experience in the group home, acute detox, inpatient and community based settings. As a clinician, Tim ascribes to a holistic and collaborative approach to helping people overcome challenges.  Holding a firm belief in influencing mental wellness, Tim is an active volunteer with suicide prevention, addiction support efforts, and mental health advocacy at the regional and state policy level.

In his free time, Tim is an avid runner and enjoys the natural resources that Chattanooga and the surrounding area offers. He and his wife Nikki, reside on the river with their dog, Izzy.