Tom Starling is CEO of Mental Health America of the MidSouth, headquartered in Nashville, TN; and he is the outgoing boad chair of Mental Health America in Alexandria, VA. He previously served as CEO of the Middle TN Alzheimer's Association and a multi-county United Way. Starling holds degrees in psychology, theology, medical ethics, and educational administration. He has been bitten by a bear, grown award-winning sweet potatoes for five consecutive years, and is excellent at parallel parking.
Mental Health America understands that racism undermines mental health. Therefore, we are committed to anti-racism in all that we do. This means that we pledge to work against individual racism, interpersonal racism, and institutional racism in all their forms.