Jay is currently the Chief Growth Officer for Newport Academy, a leader in the treatment of adolescent behavioral healthcare. Was most recently the Vice President of Business Relations for Acadia Healthcare, the largest provider of behavioral health services in the world. In his primary role, he created and managed Acadia’s Treatment Placement Specialists® (TPS), a team he designed to provide pre-treatment behavioral health consultation to healthcare professionals, clients and families across the US and UK.
In this role, Jay also was responsible for Acadia’s national call center, provided extensive support for executive corporate, divisional, and facility-based leadership of Acadia in the arenas of operational integration, digital marketing integration, corporate public relations, business development deployments and analytics, talent recruitment, and personnel development. Prior to Acadia, Jay was the National Director of Business Development for CRC Health Group and has held various leadership roles in the medical device and pharmaceutical industries.
Throughout his career, Jay has advocated for people with healthcare needs by working with various providers in front-line positions, as well as through executive leadership roles, where he has consistently built teams of multi-disciplinary professionals dedicated to serving their clients. His history of team creation consists of uniting and developing dedicated individuals to become trusted resources in their respective roles across multiple healthcare industries. Jay’s skill, experience, and passion continue to drive him to create unique cultures, connect individuals, deliver results, and develop future leaders.