Meet Our Leadership Team

We are a group of passionate professionals

Trey Carter

Founder, CEO

Trey Carter is a founder and the Chief Executive Officer of Summit BHC. Mr. Carter was formerly the CEO of Acadia Healthcare and has spent over 20 years in the behavioral healthcare industry. Prior to joining Acadia, Mr. Carter held various executive level positions with Universal Health Services, Charter Behavioral Health System and Tanner Behavioral Health.

Karen Prince

President & Chief Marketing Officer

Karen Prince is a founder and the President and CMO for Summit BHC. Ms. Prince was formerly the COO of Acadia Healthcare and has spent over 20 years in the behavioral healthcare industry. Prior to joining Acadia, Ms. Prince held various executive level positions with Universal Health Services and Charter Behavioral Health System.

Jeff Barnett

COO

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.

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.

Scott Schwieger

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

Scott Schwieger is the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer 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.

Lisa Smith

VP of Human Resources

Lisa Smith is Vice President of Human Resources of Summit BHC. Ms. Smith was formerly the Corporate Director of Human Resources for Acadia Healthcare and has over 14 years of experience. Prior to joining Acadia, Ms. Smith previously held several other upper-level management positions and previously worked with Mr. Carter and Ms. Prince at Universal Health Services.

David Westmoreland

VP of Financial Operations

David Westmoreland is the Vice President of Financial Operations for Summit BHC. With over 10 years of experience in behavioral health care, he joined the Summit team in the Summer of 2016. Prior to Summit, David was a market CFO in the Las Vegas and Salt Lake City regions for Acadia Healthcare. Prior to his time at Acadia Healthcare, he held various positions for Universal Health Services and Psychiatric Solutions.

Jill Shrader

VP of Quality & Compliance

Jill Shrader is Vice President of Quality and Compliance of Summit BHC. Ms. Shrader has worked in the field of acute and residential addiction and psychiatric care for over 25 years. Ms. Shrader was most recently a Corporate Regional Clinical Director for Acadia Healthcare and formerly the Corporate Director of Quality. Ms. Shrader additionally held various upper-management level positions with Universal Health Services and Charter Behavioral Health System.

K Anderson

VP of Admission Center Operations

K Anderson is Vice President of Admission Center Operations for Summit BHC and brings years of analytics, management and systems development experience to his current position. Prior to joining the team, K spent 6 years with Foundations Recovery Network and developed departments, reporting mechanisms, processes and established procedures for the company. Previously, Mr. Anderson managed growth campaigns for company’s such as Coca Cola and Nationwide Studios.

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.

Daniel Krasner

VP of Business Development

Daniel Krasner is the Vice President of Business Development for Summit BHC. Mr. Krasner brings nearly a decade of experience in strategic marketing and management within the behavioral healthcare industry. Prior to joining Summit BHC, Mr. Krasner was the National Business Development Representative for The Ranch at Dove Tree, a nationally recognized addiction treatment facility.

Brian Beutin

Division Vice President

Brian Beutin is a Division Vice President of Summit BHC. Mr. Beutin was formerly the System CEO of Behavioral Health for Banner Health and prior to that Senior Vice President of Operations for Haven Behavioral Health, with experience overseeing facilities in 6 states. Prior to joining Haven, he held facility CEO/COO and market executive positions for Universal Health Services, Ardent Health Services and Presbyterian Health Services. His over 20 years in the behavioral healthcare industry includes various administrative and clinical roles in health plan, outpatient, residential and inpatient services.

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 and was CEO of Pocono Mountain Recovery Center, executive director of Clearbrook Lodge, and director of utilization review at Clearbrook Treatment Centers. Mr. Norris has always focused on client-centered care. Patients first!

Brian Stoesz

VP of Operational Development

Formerly the CEO for Summit’s Pennsylvania-based facilities, Brian Stoesz has 32 years of industry experience and has been instrumental to Summit’s success. He has led the company in true organic growth with his ability to integrate operations into Summit’s portfolio. Previously, Mr. Stoesz was an executive director with CRC Health Group. In the VP role, he will identify and lead facilities through the integration phase.