TEQUESTA, Fla., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Futures of Palm Beach, ("Futures") a nationally recognized world-class residential treatment facility in Tequesta, FL, treating clients with a primary diagnosis of substance abuse, proudly announces the addition of Valerie Jackson as their new Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Jackson will be overseeing all aspects of management of the exclusive, 75 bed treatment facility, which recently celebrated its first year anniversary.
"Valerie brings an unrivaled level of leadership and management experience to Futures," stated Michael Holloway, President of GMH Ventures, owner of Futures of Palm Beach. "Valerie's previous experience in healthcare management, combined with her impeccable reputation and local industry relationships made her an obvious choice for us in our CEO search. We are tremendously excited to have Valerie lead the team at Futures, and we look forward to the managerial and operational presence she will provide," concluded Holloway.
With over 25 years of experience in the Healthcare Management field, Ms. Jackson brings with her an extensive background and experience in Strategic Planning, Financial Management, Operations, Public Relations and Marketing, Human Resources, Medical Management, Public Policy, and Regulation. Ms. Jackson holds a BA from University of Miami, and obtained her MBA in Healthcare Administration, and a MS in Human Resources.
During her career, Ms. Jackson has been the CEO of many hospitals in Florida, where she has gained significant experience in acute medical and psychiatric care. In addition, Ms. Jackson has been a Healthcare Consultant to many healthcare facilities and physician practices, to assist them in maximizing their operational efficiencies. In addition to being active in many community agencies and charitable organizations during her career, Valerie currently is a governor appointee and represents the Public on the Florida Board of Osteopathic Medicine.
"Locally, Futures of Palm Beach had already started to make a name for itself in the treatment industry amongst healthcare professionals," stated Jackson. "My vision is to take this world-class facility to the next level with a more national presence, while maintaining the highest level of service and treatment for our residents as we continue to increase our census and staff over the next year and beyond. I am very proud to have the opportunity to bring my previous healthcare management experience to this superior treatment program, and to enhance and expand the abilities of our clinical and medical teams with daily management and foresight," finished Jackson.
About Futures of Palm Beach:
Located in Tequesta, FL, and owned by parent company GMH Ventures, Futures of Palm Beach is a CARF accredited residential treatment facility with world-class amenities, superior treatment programs and five-star service. Futures strives to set the national standard for the treatment of addictions, as well as eating disorders accompanied by addictions, in offering the most up-to-date and leading-edge therapies while providing our customers with the highest level of service and attention. This program is designed to explore and change, at a deep emotional level, the underlying core issues that drive each individual's addiction. Futures staff is comprised of Ph.D. and Masters level Psychotherapists and Psychologists, along with Hypnotherapists and Recovery coaches with numerous years of specialized experience in addictions and eating disorders. Futures of Palm Beach accepts numerous forms of insurance as well as different forms of financing and funding.
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