Fort Smith-based nonprofit Harbor House Inc., a certified behavioral health agency, recently hired Carl Norris as CEO.
Norris, a longtime Fort Smith resident and consultant for the nonprofit’s board of directors since 2018, replaces Jimmie Wooding.
According to a news release, Norris has more than 35 years of experience in business operations management. He is a partner in B2B CFO, the largest CFO and business transition services company in the nation.
Norris said he is excited to lead a company that has played a monumental role in the substance abuse field in the Fort Smith metro and across the state.
Harbor House has provided residential and outpatient substance abuse treatment to Arkansans for more than 50 years. The nonprofit has 14 sites across the state providing re-entry rehabilitative services, diversion sentencing and mental health counseling.
Harbor House implemented the first Pre-Arrest Program in the state in collaboration with Fort Smith Police Department. HHI recently expanded operations, opening a residential substance abuse treatment center in Hot Springs.