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James Flint

James Flint
Chief Administrative Officer
James Flint

James Flint joined Caron Treatment Centers as the Chief Administrative Officer in April 2024. In his role, James provides strategic oversight and direction to various departments including Human Resources, Education and Training, Quality Management, Risk and Compliance, Support Services, and Information Management Systems.

James excels at setting a clear vision and strategy, fostering a collaborative work environment and managing organizational change. His active listening skills and proficiency in budget management further enhance his effectiveness in this role. James values the opportunity to drive the organization's success and growth, collaborate with diverse teams, solve complex problems and continuously improve processes. He takes pride in leading with integrity and transparency, shaping a positive work culture, promoting Caron's mission and contributing to community initiatives.

Before joining Caron, James served as the Vice President of Real Estate & Procurement at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation. There, he managed a substantial operational budget and led facility and infrastructure master planning initiatives. He also held the position of Regional Operations Director at DaVita Healthcare Partners, where he had full accountability for a $100MM P&L, managed physician relationships, and oversaw a large team.

James's earlier roles included Facilities Manager at CB Richard Ellis and Intern Architect at Sjoquists Architects, where he was provided a strong foundation in budget management, project coordination and design processes. He also directed facility operations for M Health Fairview, managing maintenance, renovations, and new build-outs for over 150 facilities. As Business Development Director for Healthcare at PKC Construction, he was responsible for pricing and budgeting healthcare construction projects and building client relationships.

James holds a degree in Architecture from the University of Minnesota. Family is a cornerstone of his life, providing him with unwavering support and grounding him in all that he does. James is also an avid golfer.

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