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AAC Holdings Names Michael Blackburn to Board of Directors

Company Release - 2/26/2018 4:15 PM ET

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Feb. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AAC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAC) has elected Michael J. Blackburn as a member of the Board of Directors, effective February 20, 2018, and appointed him to serve on the Company's compliance and quality care committee. Mr. Blackburn most recently served as Senior Vice President of Business Development at AAC until his retirement in December 2017.

Mr. Blackburn spent more than 10 years in the drug and alcohol treatment industry, is a retired first responder, member of the National Guard and a pioneer in the treatment industry for first responder programs. During his tenure at AAC, Mr. Blackburn oversaw the inside and outside business development teams and was integral in building the company's national relationship and referral network. Prior to AAC, Mr. Blackburn served as Partner and Senior Vice President for Treatment Solutions Network which was acquired by AAC in 2012.

"Michael has led a life of dedication to the drug and alcohol abuse industry, the labor assistance profession and his communities, and we are thrilled he will continue serving AAC past his retirement by joining our board of directors," said Michael Cartwright, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AAC Holdings, Inc. "His strategic insight to our organization coupled with his passion to help others will be a significant value add to our company's continued progression."

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SOURCE AAC Holdings, Inc.