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Michael Pelletier Named TrueCore Behavioral Solutions Chief Development Officer

TAMPA, Fla., March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCore Behavioral Solutions, a multi-state operator of at-risk-youth residential facilities and outpatient services, has named Michal Pelletier as chief development officer. Pelletier is a seasoned executive who has held executive-level roles in government and private companies in either the correctional or behavioral space for nearly 20 years. He has experience managing many aspects of company operations from clinical, finance, security, business development, and risk management.

Most recently, Pelletier was the president/chief operating officer of South Bay Community Services in Brockton, Mass. South Bay is a provider of outpatient behavioral health, and early intervention and autism services for adults and children. He oversaw more than 1,000 employees including counselors, social workers, allied professionals and educators.

Prior to that, he spent a decade at Community Education Centers, Inc. (CEC), in West Caldwell, NJ, climbing the ranks from director of operations to chief operating officer. CEC worked with the adult correctional population providing re-entry treatment, secure facility management, healthcare and education services.

"I am excited to add someone with Mike's diverse experience to the TrueCore family," said Steve Tomlin, TrueCore's CEO and president. "His operational knowledge, and experience leading a community-based behavioral health company aligns with TrueCore's vision."

Pelletier also worked for the Norfolk County (Mass.) sheriff's office as deputy superintendent, and for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts department of correction rising through the ranks as college intern auditor to chief financial officer in 12 years.

"I am excited to join TrueCore Behavioral Solutions and assist a great company with a great mission to exceed all expectations of their stakeholders," said Pelletier. "My goal is to help TrueCore manage complex business initiatives and achieve exceptional rather than expected results."

He earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix; a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Bryant University, Smithfield, RI; and an executive certificate from the Harvard University Executives in State and Local Government program.

About TrueCore Behavioral Solutions

Tampa, Florida-based TrueCore Behavioral Solutions operates residential facilities for youth who have been ordered by the court into juvenile justice facilities. The company has a 20-year history of providing services to at-risk youth, helping young people discover their true core potential to lead productive and rewarding lives. Today, nearly 2,000 TrueCore professionals and staff in facilities across four states offer vital services and support, including alternative education schools and programs for vocational training, substance abuse recovery, behavioral and mental health, and sexual offender treatment. For more information, please visit

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