Joey A. Jacobs

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Joey Jacobs, Chief Executive Officer

Joey A. Jacobs joined Acadia in February 2011 and has served as the Chairman of the Acadia board of directors and as Acadia’s Chief Executive Officer since that time. Mr. Jacobs has extensive experience in the behavioral health industry. Prior to joining the Company in 2011, he co-founded Psychiatric Solutions, Inc. (“PSI”) and served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of PSI from April 1997 to November 2010. Prior to founding PSI, Mr. Jacobs served for 21 years in various capacities with Hospital Corporation of America (“HCA,” also formerly known as Columbia and Columbia/HCA). Mr. Jacobs serves on the board of directors of Envision (formerly AmSurg Corporation), Cumberland Pharmaceuticals, Inc., The Nashville Healthcare Council, The Jason Foundation and Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Mr. Jacobs was recently nominated by Governor Bill Haslam and confirmed by the Tennessee General Assembly to serve on the Middle Tennessee State University Board of Trustees.