Joey Jacobs, Board Member and Chief Executive Officer

Joey Jacobs is a health care industry veteran with more than 44 years of experience leading private and publicly traded companies. He most recently served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Acadia Healthcare where he led the company’s rapid growth.

Prior to joining Acadia, Jacobs co-founded Psychiatric Solutions, Inc. and served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. Previously, he spent 21 years in various leadership roles with HCA Healthcare.

He is a past Chairman of the Nashville Health Care Council and received the 2004 Southeast Entrepreneur of the Year Award presented by Ernst & Young.