Richard E. Jackson
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Richard E. Jackson has been a successful healthcare executive for over 45 years. Mr. Jackson joined with Mr. Dean in 1993 to start Pacific Hills Treatment Centers, Inc. (dba., Covenant Hills Treatment Centers) with a commitment to offer truly Christ-centered treatment in combination with a clinically sound program. Prior to founding Pacific Hills, Mr. Jackson served as an executive in four healthcare companies in both private and public arenas. He has extensive experience in the management of start-up operations, contract negotiations, corporate acquisitions and divestitures and management of the finance, marketing and operating activities of small and large multi-unit corporations. Mr. Jackson attended the University of Texas and received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Lamar University, where he graduated with honors. Because of his academic background and considerable business experience, Mr. Jackson ensures that our clinical programs are supported by sound, honest business practices. Mr. Jackson is married, with four adult children, and has been a committed Christian for over 45 years.