Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the following nomination and new appointments within his administration on January 14, 2014..
Ms. Duhan will serve as Assistant Secretary for Health. Ms. Duhan previously served as Director of Government Programs at the New York Health Plan Association. She also served as a Senior Budget Analyst for Albany County. Ms. Duhan earned a Master’s Degree in Public Health Policy and Administration from the University of Michigan and a B.A. from Wesleyan University.
Mr. Madoff will serve as Executive Director of the State Insurance Fund. Mr. Madoff previously served as Chief of Staff at the NYS Department of Financial Services, where he was responsible for the operation of the agency and its 1,400 employees. During his distinguished career, Mr. Madoff served as Chief Investment and Strategy Officer for the New York Liquidation Bureau, a Vice President at Goldman Sachs, and a Captain in the U.S. Army, stationed in Greece and Hawaii. Mr. Madoff earned an M.B.A. from Harvard and a B.S. from the United States Military Academy.