Kim Fine, Communications Consultant to 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.
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. She was appointed by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to serve on the Public Health and Health Planning Council and 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.
As founding CEO, Ms. Fine positioned a health care startup to raise capital. Specifically, she transformed a concept for assisting individuals and their families manage challenges associated with aging into an actionable business plan including preliminary financial projections. In previous roles she has helped execute mergers and managed rebranding campaigns.
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.