Chief Executive Officer
John Peloquin, PhD, MBA
John Peloquin is a senior-level executive in the healthcare industry with more than 20 years of experience. In 2017, after holding several leadership positions with some of the largest and most respected organizations in behavioral health, Mr. Peloquin became Chief Executive Officer of Cliffside Malibu, a network of evidence-based addiction treatment centers located in Malibu, California.
Cliffside Malibu is currently developing a platform of facilities in preparation for explosive national growth. With multiple de novo locations under development and several acquisition prospects under review, Cliffside Malibu will offer an array of behavioral services across a network of treatment facilities establishing a full continuum of product offerings.
Prior to joining Cliffside Malibu, Mr. Peloquin was Division President for Acadia Healthcare, one of the nation’s largest providers of behavioral healthcare. Peloquin was responsible for overseeing Acadia’s national outpatient division responsible for servicing over 58,000 patients per day crossing 27 states. In this capacity, he lead the division to grow by almost double in size through acquisition, de novo, and organic growth methods resulting in becoming the national market leader of medication assisted treatment.
Prior to Acadia Healthcare, he served as President of CRC Health Group, one of the nation’s largest behavioral healthcare providers. He joined the firm in 2004 and was responsible for multiple services lines integrally involved with the growth of both residential and outpatient facilities. His responsibility included a portfolio of premium and low cost residential and outpatient facilities servicing substance abuse, mental health, eating disorder, and array of other ancillary services. A Bain Capital sponsored company, CRC was sold to Acadia Healthcare in 2015 for $1.3B. At that time, this deal constituted the largest organizational sale in the history of the behavioral healthcare field.
Prior to CRC Health Group, he held the position of Chief Administrative Officer/Director of Operations for Vital Imaging where he developed and executed organizational growth initiatives, including strategic partnerships and alliances to expand preventative medical treatment throughout the western United States.
Mr. Peloquin is married with three children and lives with his family in San Diego. He holds a PhD in Applied Management and Decision Sciences and a Masters of Business Admissions (MBA) with an emphasis in Finance.