Our Leaders

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Our Leaders

NYSTEC Management Team

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Practice Leader - Planning & Design

Emily Light

Practice Leader - Planning & Design

Emily Light is NYSTEC’s Planning & Design practice leader. She is a public health professional with experience in the insurance, healthcare delivery, and healthcare consulting settings. Emily’s career has focused on building new functions, relationship management, planning, program management, process improvement, goal setting, and outcome achievement. She is experienced in leading teams, managing complex relationships, team building, conflict resolution, and facilitating change management techniques. Emily is active in her community and serves on the boards for the Capital Region Chamber Women’s Business Council, the Homeless & Traveler’s Aid Society (HATAS), and the Niskayuna Girls Softball League.

Practice Leader - Medicaid System Innovation

Amit Bhaumik

Practice Leader - Medicaid System Innovation

Amit Bhaumik is NYSTEC’s Medicaid System Innovation practice leader. A skilled healthcare technology project and program manager, Amit has more than 20 years of experience with system development and testing, system implementation, database administration, web migrations, quality assurance, and requirements analysis. He served as the engagement lead for a major initiative for the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) in which he organized and streamlined all reconciliation efforts (enrollments, payments, encounters) to provide clear and consistent communication to 20+ health plans and multiple departments across NYSDOH. Amit holds a Master of City Planning degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Bengal Engineering College, and an MBA in Healthcare Management from Clarkson University. He also holds several professional certifications, including Project Management Professional (PMP) and Program Management Professional (PgMP) from the Project Management Institute.

Practice Leader - Technical Architecture and Communications Systems

Bill McBride

Practice Leader - Technical Architecture and Communications Systems

Bill McBride is NYSTEC’s Technical Architecture and Communications Systems practice leader. With more than 20 years of network communications experience, Bill’s focus has been on providing oversight and managing IT projects specific to network infrastructure, server and application migration, data centers, telecommunications broadband, and public safety. Bill and his team have contributed to the successful planning, implementation, and best practices on major projects for New York City, such as CityNet and NYCWiN, as well as several IT initiatives for CUNY. He holds a BS in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Clarkson University.

Practice Leader - Health Systems Transformation

Brad Duerr

Practice Leader - Health Systems Transformation

Brad Duerr is NYSTEC’s practice leader for Health Systems Transformation. In this role, he manages a portfolio of technology projects to modernize health information systems and business processes to achieve cost and operational efficiencies that drive improved health outcomes. His client work includes leading a healthcare transformation program for NYS and NYC public health agencies. He holds a Masters of Business Administration from SUNY College of Technology and a BA in Information Systems/Science from SUNY Oswego University. In addition, Brad is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from Project Management Institute, a Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS) from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), a Certified Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA), and is a certified Internal Audit Practitioner.

Practice Leader - Strategy and Funding Solutions

Colleen Mooney

Practice Leader - Strategy and Funding Solutions

Colleen Mooney is NYSTEC’s practice leader for Strategy and Funding Solutions. Her team provides strategic planning and technical advising to clients in the areas of population health analytics, healthcare delivery transformation, and strategic planning. Previously, Colleen worked at the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) for more than 10 years, where she provided oversight and subject matter expertise related to federal and state regulations, health information exchange, technology and interoperability, contract management and procurement, grant writing, and vendor management. Colleen holds an MPH in Health Policy, Management and Behavior from SUNY Albany, School of Public Health, and a BA in English from the University of Rochester. She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute.

Practice Leader - Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Courtney Olsen

Practice Leader - Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Courtney Olsen is NYSTEC’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship practice leader. With more than 15 years of experience, she helped develop policy and budget initiatives for the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) Office of Health Insurance Programs (OHIP). Recognized as a compliance expert, Courtney has led and supported work with the New York State Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG) and OHIP’s Division of Long-Term Care. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Siena College and an MBA from Marist College. Courtney is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute and a Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS) from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).

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