Who We Are

Our mission is to make people enjoy a life of dignity, respect and opportunity. We provide person-centered home and community based programs to people from all walks of life who desire direct personal support services that empower them to self-direct their own services, make personal choices,  pursue opportunities and live independently.

Our values are:

  • Respect the rights of the People we support
  • Serve with dignity and create opportunities for our people we support
  • Work as a Team with all COS members in delivering quality services
  • Advocate for all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Employ well trained compassionate staff

Our philosophy is to treat people with dignity and respect. The people that we serve and support come FIRST. We embrace diversity and promote a culture of honesty, integrity and professionalism in the delivery person-centered services.

TPA, Inc was established in 2005 and has operations in Middle Tennessee. We are a dynamic not-for profit company with a mission to provide quality support services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Tennessee. The purpose of our existence is to serve with dignity and advocate for the values of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We have an obligation to consistently promote these values in this Company and across communities. Because of our efforts in community service, TPA, Inc enjoys a reputation for honesty, integrity and good citizenship. We hope that all stakeholders, particularly the community will join us as we strive to build and improve upon our proud history of service to people with intellectual disabilities.

Our Company is determined every passing day to promote a feeling of understanding and respect with regards to our employees. TPA management believe that the key to our success lies in a well-trained and dedicated workforce. The quality and dedication of our staff holds our future. Each employee of the Company plays a critical role in providing the people that we support with the best service possible. The fact is that we provide one thing - SERVICE. People come to us because of the quality service we consistently thrive to provide. We are a friendly group focused to provide quality care with results and we hope that all our stakeholders will help us to achieve this goal.

Danai Chinoda, BA  Executive Director;

Danai Chinoda is the Executive Director of TPA, Inc. He is also an member of the TPA Board of Directors. Danai holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Trevecca Nazarene University. He is currently pursuing a Master of Organizational Leadership degree from the same university. He is a licensed minister and devoted preacher. Danai has over 12 years of experience working, supporting and serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. He prides himself in working his way up as he has held various positions within the industry. Danai began his career of service as a Direct Support Professional then he became a House Manager. He was promoted to Program Coordinator and subsequently transitioned to the Incident Management Coordinator position. He was promoted to the Program Director position and is now the Executive Director. He brings years of service, dedication, and compassion. He is committed to operating in excellence to ultimately benefit the people TPA supports.


Kristen Rigsby, BS Administrative Assistant


Ginger Stinson, AS, RN.Director Of Nursing


Stephanie Brady, BSWProgram Director


Lisa Whitaker, AS  Program Coordinator


Mary Matonya, LPN Assistant Director of Nursing


Talyna Kellum, ECF Program Coordinator


LaCreisha A. Stanley, BS ECF Program Coordinator


Treena Hassel, BS  Program Coordinator


Tiffany Lester,  Program Coordinator


Mason McKinney,  Program Coordinator


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Esther Bozho, AS  Program Coordinator


Miranda Sweatt, BS, Human Resources Coordinator


Alanna Card, BS Training Coordinator


Qui Chen, AAS, BBA, MBA.,  Chief Financial Officer

Qiu Chen is the accounting manager of TPA, Inc. He has been with TPA since 2010 and has served in different capacities in the areas of Financial accounting and Funds management. QC loves his job and he is highly motivated to help and troubleshoot problems.He is full of energy, very friendly, and takes pride in helping the people supported and their families. QC is a resident of Nashville, TN and has three wonderful children and a lovely wife.


Festo Crispo, BBA., Assistant Accountant


We are a non-profit organization with operations in Middle Tennessee. Our mission is to make people enjoy a life of dignity, respect and opportunity through person-centered support services. Our programs are open to all people -seniors, people with disabilities and people from all walks of life who desire direct personal support services that empower them to live independently, make personal choices and pursue opportunities. 

Contact Info

  • 441 Donelson Pike
  • Suite 400,
  • Nashviille, TN 37214
  • Email Us
  • 615-331-6200
  • 615-331-6220