At Newport, Jay’s main focus is to advocate for people with healthcare needs. He accomplishes this by building teams of multidisciplinary professionals dedicated to serving their clients. As a leader in the healthcare sector, Jay is passionate about connecting individuals and developing the future leaders in behavioral mental health.
Prior to joining Newport, Jay served as both the VP of Business Development and VP of Business Relations at Acadia Healthcare, and as the National Director of Business Development for the CRC Health Group both in the United States and the United Kingdom. He also served numerous roles at KV Pharmaceutical throughout his 7-year tenure at the company. Jay has a strong background in strategic team building and is committed to creating a collaborative, efficient work environment for both employees and clients.
Advice I Would Give My 20-Something Self
Your past does not dictate your future, you do. Every obstacle you have overcome has prepared you for the next. So, don’t make any excuses and be sure to rely on yourself to lay a strong foundation. However, know that to truly reach your pinnacle, you must become vulnerable, and learn to trust a community around you. It is in doing that, and surrounding yourself with talented, dedicated, and caring people that you can be pushed to your best version of yourself and finally thrive.