Brian Stoesz has worked in the behavioral health industry for more than 35 years. He has served at the executive level for 20+ years. Over the course of the last 10 years, Mr. Stoesz has played an integral role in acquiring 9 substance use disorder (SUD) treatment facilities.

Brian spent 5 years at Summit BHC, helping it become one of the largest addiction treatment companies in the U.S. Brian served as VP of Operations Development where he identified acquisitions and facilitated the acquisitions process. He also served as the VP of the Western Division, overseeing 9 inpatient facilities with a 900+ bed aggregate, and 3 outpatient facilities. Prior to these roles, he served as a facility CEO and the CEO for the Pennsylvania Division (3 facilities, totaling 225 beds).

Brian left Summit BHC in 2020 to serve as the COO for Granite Recovery Centers, and later VP of Operations Development for Promises Behavioral Health. Since then, Brian has had a successful consulting business assisting some of the largest behavioral health organizations with mergers and acquisitions, as well as providing guidance with startups and turnarounds. Brian has an extensive background in operations, clinical programing and leadership development spanning all levels of care.

Mr. Stoesz did his academic studies at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Leadership Development. Earlier in his career, Brian provided intervention services to over 500 families in need, served as an Executive Director for a 25 bed Women and Children’s Program, a 40 bed Adolescent Program, a 274 bed program for delinquent youth and a 264 bed facility for adults with co-occurring disorders.