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Odyssey Behavioral Healthcare
Odyssey Behavioral Healthcare Announces New Board Member
Terry Bridges joins Odyssey Board
Brentwood, TN – July, 2017 – Odyssey Behavioral Healthcare, a portfolio company of Nautic Partners, today announced the appointment of Terrance Bridges to the Board of Managers.
Odyssey, headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee, holds a diversified portfolio of intensive residential behavioral health facilities across the treatment spectrum. Operating four adult behavioral health facilities with 179 beds and affiliated outpatient services, Odyssey provides intensive residential services, treating eating disorders, psychiatric and substance use disorders.
Odyssey CEO Scott Kardenetz said, “We are excited to have Terry join the Odyssey board. His lifelong commitment to treating those afflicted with a mental illness or suffering from a substance use disorder, coupled with his extensive experience leading behavioral health services at the largest healthcare company in the nation will be a tremendous value to Odyssey Behavioral as we continue to grow our company.”
Terry states, “I am privileged to be part of such a passionate, high-quality organization seeking clinical solutions for the complex mental health conditions adults face within the communities we serve.”
Mr. Bridges is the recent past President of Behavioral Health Services for HCA, the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services. He led HCA’s 65 behavioral health facilities located throughout 17 states, as well as provided support to the emergency departments and medical floors working with behavioral health patients.
Prior to joining HCA in 2009, Mr. Bridges served as the Western Division President and then COO of Psychiatric Solutions, Inc. He has also served in additional executive roles for Community Psychiatric Centers, Ramsay Healthcare, Inc., and Cedar Sinai Medical Center.
Mr. Bridges received his master’s degree in Clinical-Community Psychology from California State University, Northridge. Terry’s commitment serving as an advocate extends in many directions through his board assignments. He currently serves on the Executive Committee of NAMI TN, as well as BrightStone (serving special needs adults) and The Jason Foundation (adolescent suicide prevention).
“Since Odyssey Behavioral’s founding in 2015, the company has completed multiple acquisitions of outstanding treatment facilities dedicated to offering the highest quality of care. By expanding access, we have rapidly grown our business and see a tremendous opportunity in the future to help those in need. We believe Terry will play an important role in supporting our goals and we welcome him to Odyssey,” stated Chris Corey, Managing Director of Nautic Partners.
About Odyssey Behavioral Healthcare
Odyssey Behavioral Healthcare was formed in 2015 as a partnership between Nautic Partners and healthcare executive Scott Kardenetz. Odyssey has a growing diversified platform of behavioral health facilities across the treatment spectrum in psychiatric and addiction care. Odyssey’s treatment centers include Pasadena Villa (www.pasadenavilla.com), Lifeskills (www.lifeskillssouthflorida.com) and Magnolia Creek Treatment Center for Eating Disorders (www.magnolia-creek.com), which provide adult residential and outpatient care for those who expect and deserve compassionate, individualized treatment together with concierge-quality amenities in four primary facilities in Tennessee, Florida, and Alabama.