Cecelia Hunt Joins JourneyPure as Chief Operating Officer

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JourneyPure, a leader in addiction treatment services, is proud to announce that veteran behavioral healthcare executive Cecelia Hunt has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer.

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Cecelia will add much value given her extensive experience in building and operating behavioral health companies with other health care entrepreneurs.

JourneyPure, a leader in addiction treatment services, is proud to announce that veteran behavioral healthcare executive Cecelia Hunt has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer.

Cecelia Hunt is a proven behavioral healthcare executive with approximately 25-years of industry experience. As an accomplished Senior Healthcare Executive, Ms. Hunt has a diverse management experience including clinical and business operations, expansion and acquisitions, and business development for multi-site/multi-state Behavioral Health/Mental Health organizations.

“Our JourneyPure team is proud to announce Cecelia Hunt is joining JourneyPure as executive vice president and chief operating officer. Cecelia will add much value given her extensive experience in building and operating behavioral health companies with other health care entrepreneurs. Cecelia is a licensed clinician, has valuable experience in providing and managing behavioral health services, and fits perfectly with our JourneyPure culture and with our focus on generating excellent clinical outcomes.” - Kevin Lee, CEO

Ms. Hunt was previously Chief Operating Officer for Perimeter Healthcare, a private equity-backed behavioral health provider. In this position, Ms. Hunt established and managed operational, clinical, and financial objectives for the multi-state private equity-based organization with psychiatric residential treatment facilities and acute inpatient psychiatric hospitals serving both mental health and co-occurring substance use disorders. Prior to serving at Perimeter Healthcare, Ms. Hunt was Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Operations at WoodRidge Behavioral Health. In this role, Ms. Hunt implemented targeted strategies and continuous improvements in order to optimize quality of care, ultimately ensuring growth and profitability.

She expanded programs and services by developing partnerships with various healthcare service agencies, and established new service delivery lines. Ms. Hunt has also served in various clinical and executive roles at AmiCare Behavioral Centers, Lighthouse Care Center, and Children’s Comprehensive Services. Ms. Hunt earned a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Alabama, and a Bachelor degree in Social Work from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

ABOUT JOURNEYPURE
JourneyPure, founded in 2014, is a leading substance abuse and mental health treatment provider for adult men and women with 19 residential and outpatient locations across the southeast. They are recognized nationally for their exceptional outcomes, evidenced based best practices, fully integrated / patient centered care, and most importantly for the dedication they have to their mission of getting people healthy and keeping them healthy. Their aim has been to close the gap between residential treatment and a patient’s return home by offering a full continuum of care. This full continuum may begin with residential or outpatient treatment but will always include JourneyPure Coaching which is a technological solution with a human component; allowing a patient to stay connected to JourneyPure for a year, and ultimately remain accountable to their recovery. The driving force behind JourneyPure remains an eternal compassion to help. To learn more about JourneyPure, please visit http://www.journeypure.com

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