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Christopher L. Howard

EVP, General Counsel & Secretary

Mr. Howard joined Acadia in February 2011 and has served as the Company’s Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since that time.  In this role, he has oversight of Acadia’s legal, human resources, risk management and government relations.  Before joining Acadia, Mr. Howard served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Psychiatric Solutions, Inc., a publicly traded behavioral healthcare company, from September 2005 to November 2010. Prior to joining PSI, Mr. Howard was a partner at Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, a law firm based in Nashville, Tennessee.  Mr. Howard currently serves on the Vanderbilt Law School Board of Advisors.

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