Mary Rolando

Mary Rolando

Mary Rolando is the Health Advocacy Director for the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services. In that role she manages the Department’s contract with TennCare, the state’s Medicaid program; the contracts of the five Centers of Excellence for Children In or at Risk of State Custody; and staffs the Three Branches Institute. Mary participates as a Coordinating Team member for Building Strong Brains Tennessee as the Project Manager, an initiative prompted by action of the 3BI and endorsed by the Haslam Administration. Mary, who has a Master’s Degree in Behaviorism from Southern Illinois University, has held a number of policy level positions in state government, several years of experience at the Vanderbilt University Center of Excellence and extensive involvement in the Nashville community.