Meet Our Leadership Team

We are a group of passionate professionals

Brent Turner

Chief Executive Officer

Brent Turner is the Chief Executive Officer of Summit BHC. Mr. Turner has more than 18 years of executive healthcare experience, including eight years as President of Acadia Healthcare, where he led the expansion of Acadia from six to almost 600 facilities. He spent seven years at Psychiatric Solutions, Inc. as the Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration. During his time with Psychiatric Solutions, the company grew to 95 facilities.

Chuck Edwards

Founder, CFO

Chuck Edwards is a founder and the Chief Financial Officer of Summit BHC. Mr. Edwards was formerly a Principal at Waud Capital, a Chicago-based private equity firm. Waud Capital was the majority owner of Acadia Healthcare, and Mr. Edwards was a member of the board of directors and oversaw the firm’s investment in the company.

Jeff Barnett


Jeff Barnett is the Chief Operating Officer of Summit BHC. Mr. Barnett was formerly a Division President for Acadia Healthcare, with experience overseeing facilities in 8 states. Prior to joining Acadia, he held facility CEO positions for Universal Health Services and Psychiatric Solutions, Inc. Mr. Barnett has over 20 years in the behavioral healthcare industry, including various administrative and clinical roles in private practice, outpatient services and inpatient services.

Scott Schwieger

General Counsel

Scott Schwieger is the General Counsel of Summit BHC. Mr. Schwieger was formerly Chief Compliance Officer of Acadia Healthcare. He has more than a decade of experience working in legal and compliance roles in behavioral healthcare, including positions in the legal departments of Acadia Healthcare, Universal Health Services, and Psychiatric Solutions, Inc.

Andy Hanner

Chief Development Officer

Andy Hanner is the Chief Development Officer of Summit BHC. He most recently served as chief strategy officer at Acadia Healthcare where he spearheaded the development of multiple joint venture partnerships. Additionally, he developed multiple de novo inpatient psychiatric hospitals and behavioral health treatment facilities and was active with both single facility and multi-facility acquisitions. Andy has more than 30 years of behavioral healthcare experience, with leadership roles across clinical, operational, strategy and development.

Daniel Krasner

Executive VP of Business Development

Daniel Krasner is the Executive Vice President of Business Development for Summit BHC. Mr. Krasner has over a decade of experience in business development, strategic marketing and leadership in the behavioral healthcare industry. Prior to joining Summit, Mr. Krasner served as the National Business Development Manager for The Ranch at Dove Tree, a nationally recognized addiction treatment program.

Jason Langley

Executive VP of Financial Operations

Jason most recently served as Division CFO at Acadia, a position he earned after an extremely successful turnaround at Delta Medical Center. He has extensive experience in financial operations, with a proven track record of success. Jason possesses the technical expertise, operational vigor, intensity and perseverance needed to drive performance and our future success.

Kim Brady

Senior Vice President of Human Resources

Kim Brady is the Senior Vice President of Human Resources of Summit BHC. Ms. Brady has more than 23 years of behavioral healthcare experience. Prior to joining Summit, Ms. Brady was the Chief Human Resources Officer for Acadia Healthcare where she oversaw the human resources and payroll functions. She was with Psychiatric Solutions prior to joining Acadia in 2011.

Max Spiegel

VP of Digital Strategies

Max Spiegel is Vice President of Digital Strategies for Summit BHC and brings more than 20 years experience on all levels of digital marketing through positions in multiple industries. Prior to joining the team, Max served in the role of Director of Marketing and Technology for St. Joseph Institute since 2013. In addition to developing and maintaining St. Joseph Institute’s online presence, he was responsible for all facility branding, media, and marketing strategies and initiatives.

Nancy Sharp, MSM, BSN

VP of Quality and Compliance

Nancy Sharp is the Vice President of Quality and Compliance for Summit BHC. Ms. Sharp has more than 30 years of experience in the behavioral healthcare field. Her experience includes 20 years of multi-hospital responsibility on a corporate level with focus on the clinical product, performance improvement, and regulatory compliance. Throughout her career Ms. Sharp has held various corporate leadership positions with Ardent Health Services, Haven Behavioral Healthcare, and Acadia Healthcare.

Russ Haskett

VP of Information Technology

Russ Haskett has worked in the healthcare IT industry for more than 20 years in technical, as well as senior, leadership roles. Prior to joining Summit, he worked for Universal Health Services, a Fortune 500 company. His duties at UHS included strategic and operational oversight of IT support for the company’s 200 behavioral hospitals as well as the organization’s enterprise IBM infrastructure. Russ volunteers in various community activities most notably having served in mentorship roles with the Tennessee Baptist Children’s Home, The Nashville Tech Council’s Veteran Mentorship Program and as a technical advisor with Mercy Community Health.

Rob Norris

Division Vice President

Rob Norris was formerly Group CEO for Acadia Healthcare. Prior to Acadia, Mr. Norris held several executive positions in the recovery field, including CEO positions at Bowling Green Brandywine Treatment Center in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, Pocono Mountain Recovery Center, and Huntington Creek Recovery Center. Mr. Norris also served as executive director of Clearbrook Lodge, and director of utilization review at Clearbrook Treatment Centers. He is a graduate of Arizona State University and Grand Canyon University. Mr. Norris has always focused on client-centered care. Patients first!

Rob Turner

Division Vice President

Rob Turner is Vice President of the Western Division. He began his career as a mental health technician at a residential facility for adolescents and has worked in all levels of care including hospitals, behavioral health residential treatment centers, day treatment and other outpatient programs as well as private practice settings. Since 2002, Mr. Turner served as a Chief Executive Officer in acute psychiatric hospitals beginning in in Alabama, North Carolina, and Nevada. More recently, he served in multi-facility roles as a Group CEO and later as a Division President for Acadia Healthcare.

Eric Kennedy

Division Vice President

Eric Kennedy brings more than 25 years of progressive experience to Summit BHC. He most recently serving as a Group CEO in the Boston market for UHS for the past 4 years. Prior to that he served as a Group CEO in Louisiana for Acadia. Mr. Kennedy’s intricate knowledge of operations will serve Summit well in safeguarding the processes, structure, accountability, and quality of care that we expect in all our facilities.

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