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Enviable Life Ball Honorees

 

Corporate Leadership Award

DOUGLAS GOLUB
President
MediSked, LLC

As President and an original Founder of MediSked, LLC, Douglas Golub focuses his expertise and passion on delivering innovative and user-friendly technology solutions to the healthcare and human services industry. Founded in 2003 and headquartered in Rochester, NY with satellite offices in Silver Spring, MD, and Lewiston, NY, MediSked is committed to its mission to be the leading brand in holistic solutions that improve lives, drive efficiencies, and generate innovations for the human services organizations that support the community.  Working collaboratively with its clients and partners, MediSked has developed a full-featured software ecosystem.

Through understanding what is possible with technology, Mr. Golub is continually fostering ways to improve workflows, impacting quality of care and adapting to regulatory changes. Prior to returning to MediSked, Mr. Golub served as Platform Services Manager for Microsoft’s Health Solutions Group. An original member of Microsoft’s healthcare venture, Mr. Golub is an expert in healthcare IT security, implementations, and person-centered solutions designs.

For over 15 years, Mr. Golub has been collaborating with human service providers, individuals, and circles of support in New York  to deliver solutions for providers, care coordination, payers, and government, including the current New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities 1115 waiver, managed care, and value based payments transformations.   Mr. Golub’s work and expertise has had a positive impact on the lives of people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. Mr. Golub and Medisked have been partners with ACLD for the past several years, helping to streamline the documentation process for support services. Additionally, Medisked has supported the Enviable Life Ball each year.

A native of Roslyn, NY, Mr. Golub resides in both Rochester, NY and Washington, DC.  Mr. Golub holds a Masters in Information Systems from Rochester Institute of Technology and a Bachelors in Computer Science and Business Administration from State University of New York at Geneseo.


 

Humanitarian Award

LAURA CURRAN
Nassau County Executive

County Executive Laura Curran is the 9th County Executive in County history, and the first woman elected to the office. Ms. Curran, who previously served as a member of the Nassau County Legislature for three years, represents more than 1.3 million residents, with her priorities focused on reestablishing faith and trust at the highest levels of government, working with local municipalities to foster economic development and regional projects that support and enhance the use of mass transit, and the restoration of order to the county budget process.

A strong advocate for government reform, County Executive Curran issued an executive order shortly after taking office barring any member of her staff, including department heads, commissioners and deputies, from holding a position of authority in a political party or committee. A short time later, County Executive Curran issued a zero-tolerance executive order for gift-giving among vendors and county employees. As part of a broader contracting reform package, Curran also introduced the program, Ethical Standards in Contracting, which is overseen by the Deputy County Executive for Compliance and includes annual mandated compliance training to be required of all contracting officers.

As County Executive, Ms. Curran is committed to community-based organizations and has embraced ACLD’s mission to provide opportunities for children and adults with autism, learning and developmental disabilities to pursue enviable lives, promote their independence and foster supportive relationships within the community.

County Executive Curran began her career as a reporter at the New York Daily News and the New York Post and was an adjunct professor of journalism at SUNY Purchase. She started in public service as a Trustee on the Baldwin Board of Education from 2011-2014, serving as president in her final year. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts at Sarah Lawrence College, and lives in Baldwin with her husband and their three daughters, Claire, Julie, and Molly.