Jerry most recently was the CEO of CRC Health, one of the nation’s largest providers of Behavioral Healthcare. CRC was a Bain Capital sponsored company and was recently sold to Acadia Healthcare for $1.3B. This deal was constituted one of the largest ever in behavioral healthcare. Jerry joined CRC Health Group in 2003 and was instrumental in developing it into the nation’s largest provider of behavioral treatment services, with over 100 facilities nationwide and nearly $500m in revenue. CRC operated a broad array of programs across the behavioral healthcare spectrum, from acute psychiatric hospitals to outpatient programs in 32 states. Jerry held a number of senior operating roles at CRC and was appointed COO in 2010. Prior to joining CRC, he was the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Comprehensive Addictions Programs Inc. (CAPs). CAPs was a privately held company backed by several venture capital investors that, under Rhodes’ leadership, became a national, full-service addiction treatment provider of both residential and opiate treatment. The company was acquired by CRC in February 2003. Before founding CAPS, Jerry had a number of roles focused on development in the long-term care field. Rhodes was the Director of Development for Beverly Enterprises, the nation’s largest publicly held nursing home company. Prior to his position at Beverly, he held several business development roles at Manor Care Inc.
He is currently the Chairman of Baymark Healthcare and is also on the Board of Directors of Springstone Hospitals, Dental Care Alliance, and recently, the board of National Spine. He is a former Board member of the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems. He is also the recipient of the prestigious Nyswander Dole (Dr. Marie) award for his work in medication-assisted treatment from the American Association of Opiate Treatment Programs.