Banner Behavioral Health Hospital Names New CEO

January 07, 2016

Brian Beutin brings more than 20 years’ experience in behavioral health.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Banner Health welcomes Brian Beutin as CEO of Banner Behavioral Health Hospital. He joined the organization on Jan. 4.

Beutin brings to this role more than 20 years of experience in the behavioral health field. During his career, he has served in a variety of roles and with increasing levels of responsibility, beginning his career as a patient coordinator and group therapy leader before moving into senior leadership roles health systems in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Tennessee.

He most recently served as senior vice president of operations for Haven Behavioral Healthcare in Nashville, Tenn., where he oversaw multiple facilities located across the country. Additionally, he provided oversight to several expansion projects and the construction of new facilities for the organization.

“We are pleased to have Brian leading the team at Banner Behavioral,” said Rob Gould, president of Banner’s Arizona West Division. “His experience will serve us well as the hospital prepares to break ground on a new patient tower as part of a significant campus improvement and expansion project.”

Beutin’s previous experience includes a variety of hospital leadership positions with large healthcare organizations, including multiple hospital CEO positions. He has also run his own behavioral health consultancy firm and has served as an adjunct faculty member for University of Phoenix’s campus in Albuquerque, where he taught classes in business, nursing, human services and health care.

Banner Behavioral Health Hospital is part of nonprofit Banner Health. Located in Scottsdale, Arizona, Banner Behavioral Health offers safe, confidential and compassionate treatments for adults, adolescent teens and children facing mental health and substance-abuse challenges. Our nonprofit services are located throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area for those who need help with psychiatric and addiction issues.