Valley Hope Announces Leadership Change

Valley Hope Association announced Tuesday that CEO Daniel J. McCormick has resigned. Dan came to Valley Hope for an interim period to lead the organization through a challenging transition. With this work largely completed, the Valley Hope Board of Directors accepted his resignation effective immediately. 

“Since joining Valley Hope, Dan has guided the organization through some difficult changes” said Steve Knuth, Chairman of the Board. “His decisions and actions helped stabilize Valley Hope’s financial situation and attract new talent to the executive team. He was the right leader at the right time. We thank Dan for the hard work, dedication and creativity he brought to his role.”

“It has been an honor to lead this association with such a rich history,” said McCormick.  “Although my tenure has been short, we made some significant strides and I am confident that I leave the organization in a great position to move forward as a leader in the substance use disorder industry.”     

The Board of Directors has appointed Steve Knuth to serve as interim president and CEO. 

About Valley Hope:

Since 1967, Valley Hope has provided hope and healing to people and families impacted by substance use disorder. With residential and outpatient addiction treatment services at 16 locations nationwide, Valley Hope has helped more than 350,000 individuals overcome addiction and lead successful lives in recovery. Learn more at or on FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn. For help, call (800) 544-5101.