Lessons in Recovery with the Cumberland Heights CEO

Episode 16:

Dr. Nick Hayes sits down with Cumberland Heights CEO Jay Crosson. Jay began his career with Cumberland Heights in 1993 and accepted his role as Chief Executive Officer in 2015. Prior to becoming CEO, Jay was the Chief Financial Officer for the organization. In this episode, Nick picks Jay’s brain about what it’s like to be a CEO, what paths led him to where he is now, and what are some of his most memorable moments with Cumberland Heights. This one is for the treatment professionals in the field who want an inside look into what it takes to run a successful program. This episode will leave you motivated and filled with gratitude.

​About Our Guest:

About our guest Jay Crosson: Since 2016 Jay has served on the board of directors of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP). As current NAATP Board chair and Ethics Committee member, Jay is instrumental in important changes made to the organization’s code of ethics. In addition, Jay serves as Treasurer/Secretary of the Foundation of Recovery Science and Education. He has also served on an advisory committee with LegitScript, certification that lets search engines know which treatment centers operate safely and legally. Jay is a grateful recovering alumnus, having been a patient at Cumberland Heights in 1989. His personal treatment experience helped shape his leadership principles today. Jay is a Nashville native and graduate of MTSU with an MBA from Belmont University.