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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.
Chief Operating Officer
Dwight Lacy is Chief Operating Officer for Summit BHC. Dwight joins Summit most recently from Acadia Healthcare where he was a Group President overseeing the operations of 40 facilities, primarily in the western & southwestern United States as well as Missouri, North Dakota, Tennessee & Wisconsin. Prior to that, Dwight was a Regional Vice President with Universal Health Services (UHS). Mr. Lacy has 20 years of executive level leadership responsibilities in both for-profit and non-profit settings that includes senior executive level leadership, hospital management, finance and accounting management and oversight of human resources management along with consultation services.
Chief Financial Officer
Todd Wyatt is the Chief Financial Officer for Summit BHC. He most recently served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer at Conifer Health Solutions. Prior to that, Mr. Wyatt spent 14 years with Acelity, a medical technology firm, in a variety of financial leadership roles, including CFO and SVP of Business Transformation. In addition to serving as CFO, he led information technology, enterprise project management, performance management, and played a pivotal role in corporate strategy.
Chief Legal Officer
Paul Gilbert, Summit BHC’s Chief Legal Officer, oversees legal and compliance matters, bringing extensive experience to the organization. Previously, he held executive roles including Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Secretary for Rite Aid, partner at Epstein Becker & Green law firm and Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Corporate Governance Officer at LifePoint. Gilbert holds degrees from Vanderbilt University School of Law and Wake Forest University and is a Nashville Health Care Council Fellow.
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.
Chief Marketing Officer
Daniel Krasner is the Chief Marketing Officer for Summit BHC, where he leverages over a decade of expertise in business development, strategic marketing, and leadership within the behavioral healthcare industry. His extensive experience includes serving as the Executive Vice President of Business Development for Summit BHC. Daniel has played a pivotal role in Summit’s growth and success.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Kim Brady is the Chief Human Resources Officer of Summit BHC. Ms. Brady has more than 23 years of behavioral healthcare experience and was previously Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Summit. 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.
Chief Strategy Officer
Chuck Steiner comes to Summit with more than fifteen years of healthcare experience. He recently served as Senior Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) and Development at Shields Healthcare Solutions, where he led the Company’s M&A and hospital system joint venture initiatives. Shields was acquired by Walgreens Boots Alliance in late 2022.
Previously, Chuck was Vice President of M&A at AMSURG, the ambulatory care division of Envision Healthcare, where he led AMSURG’s physician practice development initiatives. Steiner began his career in New York at the Marwood Group, advising private equity and corporate clients on investment opportunities in the healthcare sector.
Vice President of Development
John is the Vice President of Development for Summit BHC. In this role, John will be exclusively focused on developing new SUD locations for Summit. John has more than 30 years of experience in the behavioral healthcare industry. Most recently, he served as CEO of Northpoint Recovery. Prior to Northpoint, John was Senior Vice President of the Western Division for Springstone, a full-service behavioral healthcare company. John’s passion is bringing quality substance abuse and mental health services to communities in need. Over the past ten years, he led efforts in market entry and startup operations in 12 different states across the country.
Senior Vice President of Quality & Compliance
Brian Brooker is Senior Vice President of Quality & Compliance for Summit BHC. Brian brings a wealth of educational knowledge and experience to Summit. Brian holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Incarnate Word University, Master’s degree from Columbia Southern University in Healthcare Administration and a Doctoral Degree from Nova Southeastern doing his Dissertation on Cultural Competency in Healthcare. Brian is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Mental Health, Executive Administration, Anger Resolution and Healthcare Accreditation. Most recently Brian served as Vice President of Clinical and Regulatory Services for Signature Healthcare Services.
Senior Vice President of Strategy & Managed Care
Clay Phillips is Senior Vice President of Strategy and Managed Care for Summit BHC. Mr. Phillips comes to Summit after 15 years at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, where he most recently served as Vice President of Network Innovation. He led the company’s strategic development in value-based contracting initiatives as well as quality performance programs. He and his team also implemented new models of care delivery and alternative payment programs.
During his time at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Phillips served as Associate General Counsel, Director of Government Relations, and Director of Provider Relations and Communications. Prior to joining Blue Cross, Phillips was an attorney with Miller & Martin, PLLC, where his practice focused on health care law, insurance regulation, and government relations.
Chief Information Officer
Jeanne Sands is the Chief Information Officer for Summit BHC. Jeanne has led high performing technology teams for more than twenty years across the country for payor and provider-based healthcare companies. Most recently, Jeanne was with SSM Health in St. Louis, MO, where she served as enterprise leader delivering key digital, EHR, imaging, and system strategies while improving the patient and clinician experience. Her prior experience includes Regional CIO of Oklahoma for SSM and CIO of Presbyterian Healthcare Services. Jeanne holds a bachelor’s degree and MBA from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and is currently pursuing her doctorate at Central Michigan University.
Vice President of Admissions
Caleb Rich is the Vice President of Admissions for Summit BHC. Mr. Rich has over 15 years of experience in sales leadership, coaching and development. He is passionate about providing great customer experiences to our clients and their families. Prior to joining Summit, he led behavioral healthcare admissions departments at Foundations Recovery Network and UHS.
Group President of Substance Use Disorder Facilities
Rob Norris is Group President of the Substance Use Disorder Facilities for Summit BHC. Mr. Norris was formerly Group CEO for Acadia Healthcare. 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!
Division Vice President of Acute Psychiatric Facilities
Rob Turner is Division Vice President of the Acute Psychiatric Facilities for Summit BHC. 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 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.
Division Vice President of Substance Use Disorder Facilities
Scott Hesseltine is the Division Vice President of Substance Use Disorder Facilities for Summit BHC. Mr. Hesseltine was formerly the Director of Clinical Support and Operations at Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation in Minnesota, as well as the VP of Addiction Services for Centerstone in Kentucky before becoming the CEO of Wooded Glen in 2020. Since joining Summit, Mr. Hesseltine has introduced the Tactical Recovery Program, helping veterans with addiction treatment services. He has an MBA with a concentration in Healthcare Management and Administration and a Master’s in Addiction Counseling.
Division Vice President of Acute Psychiatric Facilities
Selene Hammon is Division Vice President of Acute Psychiatric Facilities for Summit BHC. She brings more than 20 years of experience in executive positions in various psychiatric care delivery environments. Her proven track record of overseeing inpatient and outpatient services, combined with her entrepreneurial background and experience as a CEO of large behavioral healthcare systems in the southwest, makes her well-equipped to guide Summit Acute Psychiatric facilities.