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SAUL KAMELHAR * 718 998-3262 / 917 613 2149 * sk15f9278@westpost.

net RESU ME EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT: HEALTHCARE, EDUCATION, GENERAL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, MARKETING, POLICY PLA NNING Forward-thinking, pragmatic professional with outstanding record of continually forging new paths, including transforming innovative ideas into new programs, pr ojects, and strategic plans. Directed program and administrative initiatives thr ough the development of key strategies, including program pioneering, and proces s benchmarking. Big picture strategist able to connect-the-dots and create a win ning platform for success. Excel in propelling growth for new start-ups through unique and creative initiatives. Skilled negotiator and business developer capab le of influencing contract outcomes and policies. * Unique blend of consulting, entrepreneurial, business leadership, and strategi c planning insight for leading rehabilitation, healthcare, and educational compa nies. * Consistent execution of wide-ranging business planning, contracts, and program s initiatives; optimized operations to greater efficiencies fostering internal g rowth and the development of business opportunities. * Dynamic leader with expertise in training, mentoring, and motivating teams by creating a passion for achieving measurable goals. * Reputed as expert presenter, negotiator, and business person able to forge sol id relationships with strategic partners and build consensus across various orga nizational levels. * Savvy, resourceful leader demanding and delivering the highest standards of pr ofessional excellence in administration, team development, compliance, risk miti gation, and resource management. AREAS OF EXPERTISE Operations Management * Strategic Planning & Analysis * Cost-Benefit Analysis * Regulatory Compliance Program & Project Management * Contract Negotiations * Healthcare Service Delive ry * Expert Diligence analysis in Health care and allied business complimented by short or long term management Consulting post acquisition Resource Management * Health Benefits Planning * Employee Relations * Program Pl anning & Development Organizational Processes, Policies, and Procedures * Team Building, Business Dev elopment, and Management PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT, NEW YORK, NEW YORK * 2010-Present Deliver excellence in various consulting engagements, serving as an expert in co ntracts, staffing, marketing, program development, labor law, education law, and health care statutes. Represent parents and clients at 100+ mediation and impar tial hearings before the New York City Department of Education. Represent client s in arbitration proceedings on various matters before several Arbitration Assoc iations as well as at Labor department hearings. Serve as a consultant to New Yo rk State Department of Education State chartered 4410 Schools without Walls, who send Special Education Teachers to various schools (SEIT). Responsibilities inc lude reviewing information for audit by the State and City of New York office of Auditor general, advising on evaluation methodologies, develop and teach in-ser vice courses, advising on compliance with education law, advising on compliance

with Labor law as it relates to Independent contractors versus Employees, and ma rketing strategies to garnish greater market share by bidding on various City an d State contracts. Totally versed in New York State and City Education law and N ew York State Labor Department law. Working with Skilled Nursing Facilities in the areas of compliance with Medicaid and Medicare new policies and billing. Consulting to Physicians and Hospitals who are developing Urgent Care Centers Provide consulting in diligence and operational analysis to companies seeking to acquire related entities. Consult to medical practices, Hospitals and small pharmaceutical companies * Researched opportunity and purchased Island Rehabilitation Center, a dialysis center with affiliation agreements with Staten Island University Hospital. Appro ved by NYS Public Health Council in 2010. OMNI REHABILITATION CENTERS (AKA OMNI/ FTH), Brooklyn, NY * 1995-2009 Co-Founder, Owner, Chief Operating Officer - Administration Conceived, planned, and launched this company operating and directing out-patien t rehabilitation centers specializing in physical, occupational, speech therapy, and audiology services. Formulated and benchmarked a new division within the co mpany delivering specialized educational evaluations and remedial services to th e New York City Department of Education. Oversaw all aspects of business develop ment, relations building, QA, program development, resource allocation, IT, and pension and benefits policies and negotiations. Proposed, authored and submitted bids for various State and City contracts. Facilitated and supported negotiati ons between various parties (Hospitals and medical groups), collaborating on pol icy development, and policies and procedures for Full Risk Contracts with Medica l Groups and HMO's. Also developed relationships and contracts with New York Sta te Article 28 licensed outpatient clinics that provided Medical and associated c are to underserved geographic areas throughout New York City and its boroughs. U nder these contracts I assumed responsibility for management and oversight of Fo ur Article 28 locations.

Co-Founder, Owner, Chief Operating Officer OMNI/FTH (1995-2009) - Administration continued.... * Held 9 year role as CPSE Program Director for Omni Childhood Center in Brookly n, NY (an affiliated company of Omni/ FTH). Spearheaded more rigorous evaluation standards for pre-school children. Attended (IEP) Initial conferences which det ermined what services a child would receive from the New York City Department of Education. Submitted CFR (Comprehensive Fiscal Reports) to State of New York D epartment of Education. Represented company at all audits conducted by NYS Audit or General office. * Optimized services and achieved improved outcomes for children served through identification and resolution of access-to-care obstacles such as transportation coordination, home visits, establishment of a call in Hot Line for parents seek ing additional assistance, and networking parents to other Educational and/or He alth Care professionals. * Also owned and operated a Licensed and Certified Home Health Agency (Special T ouch),providing services to patients in their homes (1992-2000) Prior to 1995: Supervising Speech Pathologist Rockville Center Public Schoo ls (1970-1972) Chief of Service, New York State Department of Mental Hygien e (1972-1979) Co Founder and Chief Operating Officer VTA Management Servic

es (1980-1994)

EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS PhD, Bryson University MS Degree Psychology BA Degree Speech Pathology Brooklyn College MS Degree Educational Administration Fordham University MBA Degree Health Care Administration Almeda University

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS Member of Speaker of the House - Sheldon Silver's Healthcare Advisory Committee Former Board Member - Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty Served on Board of Health Partners, a subsidiary company of Oxford Hea lth Plans 1993-1998

CERTIFICATIONS Certified Medicaid Compliance officer for New York State Excellent Professional and Personal references available upon request