Healthcare Association of New York Names Valerie Grey As Executive Vice President for Policy
(Albany, N.Y.) – The Healthcare Association of New York State today announced the selection of Valerie Grey as HANYS’ Executive Vice President for Policy. Ms. Grey is a respected expert on policy issues and is widely regarded for her intelligent and incisive leadership.
She has served in numerous critical policy leadership posts in New York State, including as: Director of State Operations, First Deputy Secretary to the Governor and Assistant Secretary for Health and Human Services; Assistant Commissioner of Governmental Affairs for the New York State Health Department; Assistant Comptroller and Deputy Director for the New York State Comptroller’s Office, focusing on health care and finance issues; and Deputy Director of Fiscal Studies for the New York State Assembly Committee on Ways and Means. She has also served in the private sector, most notably as Vice President for Governmental Affairs for the UnitedHealth Group (AmeriChoice).
“Val Grey’s experience and expertise on governmental and health policy issues will provide tremendous additional value to HANYS’ core strength of policy and advocacy leadership,” said HANYS President Daniel Sisto. “We are excited to welcome Val’s leadership to our team of highly effective and knowledgeable health policy and advocacy experts.”
Ms. Grey holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the State University of New York at Albany and currently serves as Executive Deputy Commissioner, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Operating Officer of the New York State Education Department. She will officially join HANYS in January.
The Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) is the only statewide hospital and continuing care association in New York State, representing 500 non-profit and public hospitals, nursing homes, home care agencies, and other health care organizations.