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Location: 126 Old Bear Creek PK, Suite 104A, Columbia, TN 38401

Phone: (931) 381-1447 or (877) 599-1125

Fax: (931) 381-1448

Chris Mercer, Area Director

Chris Mercer attended Columbia State for 3 years then began his career working at a Youth Development Center in 2006. While there, he quickly realized that helping others was his true passion. Chris left there to come to Bios in 2010 where he began working as a Direct Support Professional. It did not take Chris long to embrace the Bios philosophy and he was soon promoted to House Manager where he continued to thrive. Since that time Chris has taken on the role of Program Manager and now Area Director for the Hohenwald Office. Chris and wife,  Candace, were life long residents of Hohenwald, Tennessee but recently accepted the AD position and moved to Oklahoma to further his career with Bios.  Chris Is committed to continuing his support of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities as well as providing A Better Life for the people he serves.


Executive Director: Terry Wendling; Phone: (615) 497-4449

Area Director: Chris Mercer; Phone: (615) 818-8187

Financial Program Manager: Chris Horn; Phone: (888) 920-3600

Lead Program Manager: Michelle Alley

Lead Program Manager: Lesli Nielsen

Lead Program Manager: Patti Quillen

Administrative Assistant: Tammy Riggins; Phone: (931) 266-0118