Al Cardillo has worked in the health field for over 35 years, with positions in both the public and private sectors, including roles in health services development, administration, legislation, budget, provider association and other.
Al served as Executive Director for Health for the New York State Senate Health Committee, Executive Director for Health for the State Council on Health Care Financing, and as program development staff for the State Division of Medical Assistance, among other public health positions. He is presently the President and CEO of the Home Care Association of New York State (HCA), a statewide health association comprised of over 300 organizations and health care providers (hospitals, nursing facilities, individual agencies, hospices, and health plans) providing home and community based-care to several hundred thousand New Yorkers annually. HCA works to support providers in the delivery of high quality, cost-effective home and community-based care for the state’s citizens.
Al also currently serves on numerous professional and governmental committees in health care, and as adjunct faculty to the University at Albany School of Social Work, and as a presenter with Duke University faculty in New York sessions of the Duke Population Care Coordinator Program.
Al worked in multidisciplinary clinical and direct service settings in his professional practice training in social work. He holds a Master of Social Work Degree in Direct Practice from the University at Albany, and is a New York State Licensed Master Social Worker.