President & CEO
Lawrence "Larry" Martin,
Chief Operating Officer
Camille Taylor Mullings,
Chief Medical Officer
Edmund Awuah, CPA, CGMA,
Chief Financial Officer
Harvey Lawrence became President and CEO of BMS on January 2009, after serving as the Corporation's Executive Vice President and COO. Since joining the executive team in 1994, Mr. Lawrence has been responsible for most of the Corporation's new initiatives and expansion. He is a former non-profit developer of affordable housing and Vice President in the investment banking, public finance and real estate divisions of the former Manufacturers Hanover Trust Bank. He began his public service career as Management Trainee at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. His tenure in public service has included serving as Senior Vice President at the Financial Services Corporation in NYC's Office of Economic Development; Executive Director of the City's Industrial Commercial Incentive Board, and Senior Finance/Development Director at the NYC Public Development Corporation. Mr. Lawrence holds a Masters of Science Degree in Management Science and Policy Analysis from Harriman College, at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He is also a graduate of the Johnson & Johnson/UCLA Health Care Executive Certificate Program. Mr Lawrence serves as Second Vice Chair of the Community Health Center Association of New York State (CHCANYS) Board, and is also a Board member of the Community Care of Brooklyn IPA.
Lawrence “Larry” Martin was appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) in June 2015. Prior to arriving at BMS, Larry served as Administrative Director of the Comprehensive Health Care Center, a large Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) of Montefiore Medical Center in the South Bronx. During his almost eight years at CHCC, the health center obtained Patient Centered Medical Home Level 3 designation from NCQA and expanded its integration of behavioral health services in for both Adult and Pediatric Primary Care. Before Montefiore Larry was the Sr. Associate Director for Adult Medicine and Medicine Subspecialty clinics and the inpatient medical service at Bellevue Hospital Center in Manhattan. Larry has also worked in renal dialysis operations management and in international health, applying his skills to setting up short term educational training projects in lesser developed countries. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Kean University and a Master’s degree in Healthcare Management from the College of Saint Elizabeth.
Dr, Camille Taylor Mullings, Chief Medical Officer joined BMS after completing her medical training and residency in Internal Medicine at SUNY Brooklyn Hospital/Kings County Hospital, accepting a position as an Internist at BMS. In the eighteen years since, she has worked her way up in the organization from Physician to Lead Physician for the Adult Medicine Department, to Assistant Medical Director, to founding Medical Director of a state-of-the-art, comprehensive satellite facility BMS opened in 2005. She is now the organization’s highest clinical authority, Chief Medical Officer, charged with overseeing the operation and clinical staff of five (soon to be seven) clinical sites. During her years as Lead Physician of Adult Medicine, she was able to build and restructure the Adult Medicine Department. In her capacity as Lead Physician, she was instrumental in integrating the clinical services of the Primary Care Physicians with that of the Subspecialists, ensuring that the highest standards of patient care were met. As Assistant Medical Director, Dr. Taylor-Mullings was charged with providing oversight for two new BMS satellite health facilities while maintaining her supervision of the Adult Medicine department. She was a part of the team which was instrumental in BMS achieving Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Level 3 designation, co-chaired the Performance Improvement/Quality Assurance team at BMS, and made a significant contribution to BMS’ distinction as the only free-standing health center in Brooklyn with accreditation from the Joint Commission. Under her leadership, BMS achieved NCQA diabetes recognition, and her work in conducting numerous diabetes group workshops has resulted in marked improvements in the health outcomes of patients with diabetes. For her outstanding leadership and commitment to serving the community, Dr. Taylor-Mullings was awarded a proclamation from the office of State Senator John Sampson.
Edmund Awuah joined BMS as the Chief Financial Officer in May 2006. Mr. Awuah is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant with over twenty-five years of experience in the field of accounting, auditing, financial management, fiscal consulting, and academia. He has worked with a variety of organizations in both the profit and not-for profit sectors including the New York Foundling Hospital where he served as Controller from 2003-2005, the Bedford Stuyvesant Community Mental Health Center from 1997-2002 as its Chief Financial Officer, and Mitchell & Titus LLP as Audit Manager from 1989-1997. Mr. Awuah holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance and a Master of Science degree in Accounting. He is a member of the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Mr. Awuah has served on various committees of the NYSSCPA, including the Health Care Committee and the Chief Financial Officers’ Committee.