Michelle Bagby is the statewide Director of Behavioral Health & Crisis Services for the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Michelle is also the statewide Clinical Director for the Tennessee START Assessment & Stabilization Teams. Michelle is a licensed behavior analyst and holds a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Middle Tennessee State University. Michelle has more than 15 years of clinical experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and mental/behavioral health needs. Michelle has been with DIDD since 2016 and began working within the Behavior Analysis Unit at the Middle Tennessee Regional Office and has since been promoted to her current central office position. Michelle has had a variety of past clinical experience, including providing behavior analysis services for children with IDD and their caregivers in home and community settings, working as a mental health specialist at Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital, and working as a residential counselor at a residential treatment center for juvenile sex offenders.