Boris Vilgorin currently works at the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research as the Health Care Strategy Officer providing technical assistance to all publicly funded mental health and substance abuse agencies in New York State. He is a graduate of City College of New York with Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and the Baruch College with a Masters of Public Administration, Executive Program.  He has over 20 year career in Health and Human Services. Mr. Vilgorin was formerly the Vice President Managed Care & Business Development, overseeing Managed Care Contracts and Services for F•E•G•S behavioral health network which covered New York City and Long Island. It consisted of an array of programs serving persons with either mental illness or developmental disabilities – or both. In this position, he supported clinical, residential and health home programs. Mr. Vilgorin also assisted in the design and development of new business opportunities. In the past 10 years, Mr. Vilgorin was instrumental in designing and implementing projects that ranged from $1 million to $40 million.  Mr. Vilgorin was part of New York State Office of Mental Health Clinic Restructuring Stakeholder Workgroup and involved in implementation of New York State Department of Health Chronic Illness Demonstration Project, PROS and Health Home services. In addition, Mr. Vilgorin served in number of DSRIP/PPS Senior/Executive Committees and on a Board of Independ Practice Association (IPA). Prior to coming to FEGS, Mr. Vilgorin worked at Magellan Behavioral Health. At Magellan, Mr. Vilgorin implemented Call Center services, was part of development and implementation team and served as contract manager for ambulatory care network for the metropolitan region.