Brightpoint Health, a leading nonprofit provider of health care services to New Yorkers in need, elected four new members to its Board of Directors during the organization’s quarterly meeting. The new board members, Aubery E.
Brightpoint Health, a leading nonprofit provider of health care services to New Yorkers in need, elected four new members to its Board of Directors during the organization’s quarterly meeting.
The new board members, Aubery E. Saunders, Bettye Martin Musham, Deirdre Guice Minor and Kendrick Harris, all have ties to New York City as well as outstanding career accomplishments and commitments to give back to the community.
Aubrey Saunders, a native of Staten Island, is a Vice President of BNY Mellon currently working in the Tax and Compliance and Quality Assurance group of Corporate Tax, a division of Finance. He began working for BNY Mellon’s legacy companies in 1974 while enrolled in in the cooperative education program at Susan E. Wagner High School. Aubrey has served on the Board of Directors of Community Health Action of Staten Island (CHASI) since 2010. In 2014, CHASI became a member of Brightpoint Health.
Bettye Martin Musham, founder, Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of Gear Holdings, Inc. who revolutionized the home furnishings industry by pioneering coordinated concept selling in the late 1970s, and is one of the most honored business women in America, has a natural affinity for health care. She earned her degree in nursing and is remains a member of the American Nurses Association. In addition to her myriad business achievements, Bettye is renowned for giving back to communities and academic institutions. She is a founding member of the Duke University Islamic Study Center and in 2014 endowed the William and Bettye Martin Musham Directorship for Islamic Studies at Duke.
UBS Global Asset Management Managing Director, Deirdre Guice Minor is a 20 plus year Wall Street veteran who focuses on institutional client relationships and strategically developing the firm’s business, working with closely with public pension plans and a other institutional investors. She began her career in the public sector with the Division of Investment Policy of the Illinois State Treasurer’s Office in Chicago, following graduation from Florida A&M University.
Kendrick Harris is an attorney with Bryant Rabbino the largest women or minority owned transactional law firm in the country, specializing in complex real estate transactions. He is also an adjunct professor of real estate development at NYU. The very definition of “self made”, Kendrick worked his way from being a construction laborer to construction management while attending NYU. He also served in the Air Force before entering law school. He is active in the Urban Land Institute Young Leaders Group, co-chair of NYU’s Paul McGhee Alumni Association and serves on the board of Brooklyn Style, sponsor of Fashion Week Brooklyn.
“We are delighted to welcome these four high achievers to the leadership of Brightpoint Health,” Vitale said. “As we celebrate our 25th anniversary of serving New Yorkers in need, it is exciting to welcome a new generation—of all ages—to our Board and to the future of our organization.”
ABOUT BRIGHTPOINT HEALTH:
Brightpoint Health is a 25 year old nonprofit organization providing integrated primary care, mental health, dental and substance abuse services to New Yorkers in need. Brightpoint is also the largest health home care management program in New York State. With 700 employees and locations throughout the five boroughs, Brightpoint serves 40,000 people with over 200,000 health care visits annually. Brightpoint is known for providing the highest quality care and improved outcomes while, of equal importance, treating each and every patient with the kindness and respect they deserve.