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Meet Our Leadership Team

We are a group of passionate professionals

Jon O’Shaughnessy

Chief Executive Officer

Jon O’Shaughnessy is the Chief Executive Officer of Summit BHC. Mr. O’Shaughnessy brings over 35 years of executive healthcare experience to Summit. Prior to joining Summit, Mr. O’Shaughnessy was formerly a Division President for Acadia Healthcare where he oversaw operations at 19 facilities. Throughout his career, Mr. O’Shaughnessy has held various executive level and CEO positions with Charter Behavioral Health System, Psychiatric Solutions, Capella Healthcare and LifePoint Hospitals.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 is also president of Sharp Healthcare Consulting, LLC, and provides consulting services to behavioral and medical/surgical hospitals. Previously, she was director of quality and compliance at Acadia Healthcare, where she managed the regulatory processes for acute facilities, mentored and coached team members, and project managed for all new-built psychiatric facilities.

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!

Rob Turner

Vice President of the Western Division

Rob Turner is Vice President of the Western Division. Mr. Turner is a seasoned behavioral healthcare executive who has worked in the mental health field for more than 30 years. 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.

Trey Carter

Founder, Executive Chairman

Trey Carter is a founder and the Executive Chairman of the Board of Summit BHC. Mr. Carter served as CEO for Summit for over five years before transitioning into his current role as Executive Chairman. Mr. Carter was formerly the CEO of Acadia Healthcare and has spent over 25 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

Founder, Executive Vice Chairman

Karen Prince is a founder and the Executive Vice Chairman of the Board and formerly served as President and CMO of Summit BHC. Ms. Prince was formerly the COO of Acadia Healthcare and has spent over 25 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.