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David Keys, CFA

Chief Development Officer

Mr. Keys joined Acadia in 2021 as Chief Development Officer with responsibility for the Company’s strategic growth initiatives including mergers & acquisitions, de novo development and expansion opportunities.  Prior to joining Acadia, he covered behavioral health and several physician practice management sectors as a managing director for Truist Securities, Inc., which he joined following the merger of SunTrust and BB&T.  Mr. Keys was previously a managing director and head of healthcare investment banking for BB&T Capital Markets and had prior investment banking roles at Harris Williams & Co. and Piper Jaffray. Keys was also a co-founder of Creswell Partners, where he and his partners established Averhealth, a leading provider of substance use disorder treatment monitoring, care management and related support services to individuals on behalf of criminal justice systems and judicial treatment programs.

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