Dr. Mallard grew up in Jackson, TN and attended Freed-Hardeman University for his undergraduate training. After FHU, Dr. Mallard attended Nova Southeastern College of Optometry in Ft. Lauderdale, FL where he received his Doctorate degree. While attending Nova, Dr. Mallard was inducted into Beta Sigma Kappa, the international optometric honor society. After graduating from optometry school, Dr. Mallard completed his residency through Southern College of Optometry at the Memphis VA Medical Center.
Dr. Mallard is a member of the AOA (American Optometric Association)and TAOP (the Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians).
Dr. Mallard and his family moved to Spring Hill in October of 2013 to open his practice. He is married to his beautiful wife, Lauren. They have a son, Graeme, and a daughter, Lily. In his spare time, Dr. Mallard enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, and watching the Tennessee Volunteers.