Harold Brown is an experienced and visionary leader with innovative management strategies. He has demonstrated the ability to lead diverse teams of professionals to new levels of success in challenging healthcare industry settings. He has a proven record of developing healthcare systems, enhancing healthcare programs and forging strategic alliances. In addition, he is acutely aware of the national healthcare reform’s potential impact on the financial viability of healthcare organizations. He has a combination of vision and drive that will prove to be an invaluable resource to any healthcare company.
Harold holds a senior executive position in State government as the Healthcare Administrator for the NJ Juvenile Justice Commission (NJJJC). In this role, since 2004, he developed a fledgling medical program into a multi-site healthcare delivery system serving approximately 2,000 patients. Under his leadership, the NJJJC healthcare department has successfully transitioned from a private contract to government service programming. During that transition, Harold orchestrated the institution of an electronic medical records system, the blending of disjointed institutional and residential medical services and established community-based linkages with NJ Family Care and the NJ Primary Care Association and other healthcare providers to develop continuum of care networks. Harold Brown also developed and served as the President/CEO of the Healthcare Career Network (HCN). HCN is a premier resource for healthcare providers in search of qualified medical and nursing employee candidates. HCN specializes in providing career-minded employee candidates from practically every segment of the healthcare market. In 2001, Harold founded Living Waters Outreach (LWO), a federally qualified 501C3 non-profit organization. For 4 years, he served as the President/CEO. LWO collaborated with various Camden-based company and community partners to sponsor a healthcare career exploration program, an after school tutoring program and a male mentoring program for Camden City youth.
In addition to over 12 years in the healthcare industry, Harold's previous experiences also include hospital finance, fundraising, program building, staff development and medical billing. He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and earned a MBA degree from Rutgers University. He received a Six-Sigma-Healthcare certificate from Villanova University in 2009. He volunteers at Bethany Baptist Church in Somerdale NJ and serves on the American Heart Walk Executive Committee for the American Heart Association and is an active member with ACHE’s Healthcare Leadership Network of Delaware Valley.