TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Accelify is proud to announce the addition of Sandra L. Murman to our team. Sandra will serve as Director of Development in the State of Florida and will also join Accelify's National Board of Advisors.
Prior to joining Accelify, Sandra served for eight years as a member of the Florida House of Representatives and was Speaker Pro-Tempore from 1996-2004. During her time in the Florida legislature, she personally sponsored and passed 64 bills and brought home over $900 million dollars that benefited her constituency.
Sandy has lived in the Tampa Bay area for over 35 years as an active community advocate as well as a public policy leader in making children and families safer, smarter, healthier, and financially secure for the future. She has been directly involved in more than 20 organizations that support our community and enhances the lives of our children and hard working families. Her hands on approach in addition to her knowledge and leadership in the legislature in helping others has earned her recognition and numerous awards for her unequaled support, such as the Lifetime Achievement Award for the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council, Peter Bernal Award of Distinction for the Florida Association of Health Care Plans, Community Advocate for Education award for the Hillsborough Education Foundation, Sun Coast Girl Scout Council 2004 Woman of Distinction, Sheriff's Association, Legislative Leadership; Florida Medical Association, Legislator of the Year; Florida Assisted Living Association, Legislator of the Year; Florida Association of Community Health Centers, Legislator of the Year and American Cancer Society, Legislative Leadership.
Throughout her career Sandy has demonstrated her commitment to Florida's children, evident by her selection to the Prepaid College Foundation Board, Florida Taxwatch Commission on Education Performance and Accountability and the Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County. She serves as a civic leader on many other Boards and Commissions that help children such as Chair of the board of the Brandon Chamber of Commerce, Chair of Brandon Regional Hospital Board, Brandon Community Foundation, Hillsborough Kids, Inc., PACE Center for Girls, The Children's Home, Healthy Start Coalition, Communities In Schools, founding director of LLT Charter School, The Children's Museum, Dream Givers, to name a few.
"We are honored to be joined by such a strong advocate for children and healthcare," explained Alex Brecher, COO of Accelify. "As a company, Accelify is committed to improving the lives of children and Sandra has demonstrated a passion for just that through her experience as a public policy leader in Florida."
As a former vice-chair of House Appropriations Committee and chair of the Health & Human Services Appropriations and Health Policy Council, Sandy secured major funding for local institutions such as the University of South Florida Health Sciences Center and Tampa General Hospital. She worked on critical issues such as Nursing Shortage, long term care reform for elderly services, Nursing Home Litigation reform, HMO and Medical malpractice legislation to protect physicians, men and women health strategies, and critical reform of child protective services and foster care. Sandy spearheaded growth management legislation to address school facility issues, and financial practice reviews of our school districts.
"I am thrilled to be joining a team of experienced people who share the same ideals for healthcare and childcare that I have advocated throughout my career," Sandra said. "I look forward to helping further Accelify's mission of accelerating the future of children nationwide."
Sandra is a graduate of Indiana University where she received a Bachelor's of Science with an emphasis in Marketing.
About Accelify LLC:
Accelify is currently the second largest school-based Medicaid billing agent in the country. Accelify serves School Districts in 9 states with more than 500,000 Special Education students. The company has offices in seven states, including Missouri, and is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY. The company is endorsed by numerous state school board associations and other educational associations for its people, technologies, processes and training. Accelify (and its predecessor companies) has been serving school districts since the 1990s.
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