Kim Fine, Senior Advisor at Brown & Weinraub, brings to the firm her diverse background that includes executive advisory positions with four statewide elected officials in New York, and more than a dozen years of experience in health care and community service. Most recently, Ms. Fine was Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at Albany Medical Center, the sole academic health sciences center covering a 25-county region in Northeastern New York and Western New England with a more than $1billion annual budget.
As a senior executive at Albany Medical Center Ms. Fine’s accomplishments include revitalization of the institution’s brand, the transformation of care delivery with the addition of 37 community locations, and implementation of more robust strategic planning and measurement of associated progress. She assumed responsibility for the Albany Medical Center Foundation midway through a $125 million capital campaign and achieved its early conclusion with just under $150 million raised. During this time she also initiated the successful creation of a Performing Provider System to compete for Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program funding.
Ms. Fine was the chief editor of two plans and progress reports issued by the Capital Region Economic Development Council, coordinating input from Council members and community stakeholders. Employing communications skills throughout her career, she has earned a reputation for clear presentation of complex matters and development of successful messaging vehicles and strategies.
Ms. Fine became founding CEO of a startup venture in 2015. Intended to assist individuals and their families manage challenges associated with aging, ApolloCare LLC is positioned to raise capital employing a business plan and preliminary financials developed during her tenure.
Earlier in her career, Ms. Fine served as a senior leader of the Center for Disability Services where she developed innovative grant programs to prevent premature nursing home placement, as well as specialized health services for women with disabilities. Additional responsibilities at the Center for Disability Services included on-site management of the second largest program site, acquired through takeover of an affiliate organization; supporting the CEO in talks with another leading regional provider that resulted in successful merger; and executing a rebranding campaign.
In New York State government, Ms. Fine served as both Deputy Comptroller for Budget and Policy Analysis, where her work involved analysis of the state budget and oversight of transactions involving state debt, and Deputy Budget Director with responsibility for local government, education, health care and public authorities.
A graduate of New York University, Ms. Fine received a certificate through the Academy for Healthcare Leadership Advancement at the Johnson School of Business at Cornell University. She was preceptor for the Real World Medicine course at Albany Medical College and has addressed the Center for Women in Government fellowship program. In 2014, Kim Fine was named one of the “Women Who Mean Business” by the Albany Business Review.