Michael Clark

Chief Executive Officer

Mike has worked in multiple areas of the substance abuse industry over the last five years, primarily in management positions. After excelling in the admissions department, he filled a role of Patient Financial Advocate for a large nationwide treatment center. After posting consecutive years of upwards of $1.5 million from his individual collection efforts, he was sought after to develop a Patient Finance Department for a well-renowned treatment center where he established the role of Director of Client Accounts. Immediately, Mike increased revenues of patient responsibility for this center, consistently collecting six figures monthly.

It became apparent that the majority of treatment centers nationwide were neglecting this crucial revenue stream due to a lack of fully understanding how to approach and communicate the required finances with patients and families. This led Mike to form Patient Advocacy Services, or PAS, allowing facilities to trust in his experience and seasoned team to drive this much-needed revenue stream for their programs. In his free time, Mike enjoys the company of his two dogs Layla and Kash. Mike also enjoys the gym, playing baseball, golfing, and traveling the world.

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Jacob Hale

Chief Operations Officer

Jake is originally from Pennsylvania. He moved to Florida in 2011 and has been working in the behavioral healthcare industry for the past five years. He has worked in just about every position from managing a sober living house to eventually owning his own sober living residences. Working with patients struggling with substance abuse and mental health on a daily basis, he has helped thousands of individuals and families during an extremely difficult time in their lives. He truly understands how to connect with patients and their families.

Eventually, this led to his partnership with Michael Clark. After realizing the strong need for consulting in matters of compliance and operations specific to patient responsibility in the industry, the two formed PAS. In his spare time, Jake enjoys golfing and time at home with his fiancé and dog.

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Sarah Arcuri

Patient Financial Advocate

Sarah is originally from Connecticut. After a personal battle with addiction, Sarah moved to Florida in 2012. Upon achieving sobriety, she became a recovery advocate, working diligently to support the sober community. She has worked in the behavioral healthcare industry since 2015. Sarah has experience in various aspects of the field such as admissions, utilization review, verification of benefits, billing and collections, medical records review, and insurance reimbursement at the facility level.

Before working in substance abuse treatment, Sarah worked in the preventative healthcare field for five years. She is very passionate about providing individual care for every client and family member. Sarah lives locally and enjoys the gym, playing soccer, and volunteering for non-profit organizations.