Meet Our Leadership TeamWe are a group of passionate professionals
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
Executive VP of Financial Operations
Danny Carpenter, Executive Vice President of Financial Operations, was formerly Vice President and Division CFO for Acadia Healthcare and has spent over 25 years in the healthcare industry with 18 years in the behavioral healthcare industry. Prior to joining Acadia, Mr. Carpenter held various executive level positions with med/surg healthcare care systems, large, for-profit long-term care companies, and Charter Behavioral Health System.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Division Vice President
Previously an executive director with the CRC Health Group, Brian Stoesz, VP of Operations/Development, has 32 years of industry experience and has been instrumental to Summit’s success. In his former role as the CEO for Summit’s Pennsylvania-based facilities, Stoesz led the company in true organic growth with his ability to identify facilities and integrate their operations into Summit’s portfolio. In his new role, Brian is charged with overseeing all facets of operations for all of Summit BHC’s 9 western facilities, totaling over 500 beds.
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.