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American Addiction Centers hires new chief operating officer

April 5, 2013
by Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
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American Addiction Centers, a behavioral healthcare provider focused on addiction treatment and rehabilitation, hired Candance “Candy” Henderson-Grice as chief operating officer in February of 2013. With more than 22 years of healthcare experience, Candy worked nine years for CRC Health Corporation, the largest behavioral healthcare provider in the country. She held various positions at CRC, ranging from executive director, director operations, vice president operations to division president.

Candy is experienced in growth-oriented organizations, merger/acquisitions, startups, turnarounds, talent recruitment, program development, financial planning, market analysis and community relations.

A spokesperson from American Addiction Centers says, “With the addition of Candy to its executive team, American Addiction Centers has made another big step toward its long-term goals. Candy’s background and extensive experience in driving the operations of fast-growing addiction treatment companies makes her a perfect fit for Chief Operating Officer of American Addiction Centers."