Jim Hood, CEO, Facing Addiction
Jim Hood lost his oldest son to addiction in 2012. An accomplished executive with many years of experience on Madison Avenue and Wall Street, as a consultant and entrepreneur, Hood left his business career to work with others to find a solution to the addiction crisis in our country. In just two years, Facing Addiction has emerged as the preeminent voice and presence in the addiction nonprofit space, bringing together 700+ organizations comprising more than 35 million people. Hood earned a bachelor of arts from Cornell University and an MBA from Harvard University.