EastPointe Leadership Team

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Jarrett Crum
Chief Hospital Officer

Jarrett Crum, MSW, is the Chief Hospital Officer. Crum returns to AltaPointe after having served as CEO of Lighthouse Care Center of Augusta, GA, a 79-bed children’s acute psychiatric hospital and residential treatment facility.  His previous employment with AltaPointe was as administrator during the opening of EastPointe Hospital. Crum received an undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Alabama and a master’s degree in social work from the University of Southern Mississippi.  He previously worked at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center (MIMC) for more than 15 years. During his tenure at MIMC, Crum served as team leader of the psychiatric case management department where he oversaw utilization management, social services/discharge planning and community marketing. He also helped develop the Infirmary Hospice Care organization and received the Infirmary Health System “Leader of the Quarter” award. Crum has been an active participant in the Alabama Hospital Association-Psychiatric Constituency and was recognized as the Outstanding Service Chairman in August 2012.

Philip L. Cusa
Administrator, EastPointe Hospital
Phil Cusa

Philip L. Cusa is the hospital administrator for EastPointe. He joined AltaPointe in 2013 as the EastPointe Hospital Assistant Administrator and was promoted to the administrator position in 2014. In addition, he served as BayPointe Hospital Administrator in 2016. Cusa previously served as the administrator of Thomas Hospital in Fairhope, Ala. He formed PLC & Associates, LLC, a healthcare and business consulting company in 2011.

Cusa's more than three decades in healthcare include stops at JFK Medical Center and Good Samaritan Hospital in West Palm Beach, Fla., where was director of managed care and chief financial officer. He also held financial positions in the banking, construction, and sugar cane/farming industries in South Florida.

Cusa earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and business from Florida Atlantic University.  Cusa's professional and community involvement includes serving as board member of the Exceptional Foundation of the Gulf Coast, Shared Services Healthcare and Med Assets in Atlanta. He has been active in the Alabama chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association since 1993. Cusa also has served on the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce board, the Fairhope Yacht Club board and was president of the Fairhope Eastern Shore Kiwanis Club.

Renee Presley
Director of Nursing

Renee Presley, RN, MSN, joined EastPointe Hospital as the director of nursing in 2013. She has 29 years of experience in critical care, home health, long-term care, legal consulting, and mental health care. Before joining AltaPointe, she served as nurse manager of the psychiatric inpatient unit at the Biloxi VA Hospital and was the director of nursing and director of planning and quality improvement at Alabama's Searcy State Psychiatric Hospital. Presley earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing and a double master’s degree in adult health and administration from the University of Mobile.

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