Richard E. Jackson
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Richard E. Jackson been a successful healthcare executive for over 40 years. Mr. Jackson joined with Mr. Dean in 1992 to start Recovery Options Corporation with a vision of helping addicts who were having a difficult time finding appropriate help. Soon realizing that there were few affordable alternatives that provided substance abuse treatment from a Christ-centered perspective, the two founded Pacific Hills in 1993 with a commitment to offer truly Christ-centered treatment in combination with a clinically sound program. Prior to founding Recovery Options and Pacific Hills, Mr. Jackson served as an executive in four healthcare companies in both private and public arenas. Mr. Jackson attended the University of Texas and received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Lamar University, where he graduated with honors. Mr. Jackson is a native of Texas. He is one of the few “Normies” (as branded by his colleagues) in the company and credits the Lord for bringing him to this ministry. Mr. Jackson has been a committed Christian for over 45 years.