Vice President & General Counsel
AUDREY M. WEINSTEIN, Vice President & General Counsel, brings more than thirty years of experience to EXTEND Resources as a corporate, transactional and health care attorney. Audrey provides expertise in advising companies and their legal, compliance, and operational departments on their most important management issues. Audrey has also been instrumental in all aspects of the contracting process, including contract negotiation and management, regulatory and licensing matters, development and implementation of quality management, utilization management and compliance programs, third-party and internal audit processes, and corporate governance activities. In addition to Audrey’s success with in-house legal operations improvement and organizational design, she led strategic initiatives in legal/compliance department post-merger integration, process efficiency, and department benchmarking.
Prior to joining EXTEND Resources, Audrey served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Superior Vision Corp. and its affiliates, a leading vision and eye care benefits manager, where she was the chief legal and compliance officer. Audrey was also in private practice for several years, serving a wide range of corporate clients in various matters, including mergers and acquisitions, credit facilities, securities offerings, and other complex business transactions and internal corporate governance matters.
Audrey’s expertise in corporate, transactional, regulatory, health care and privacy and security matters, and in identifying potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk, enables her to evaluate a client’s specific needs, assist in the development of comprehensive action plans for resolution, and undertake matter-specific projects to effectively achieve client objectives.
Audrey’s experience includes:
- Successfully leading internal processes for promoting and ensuring compliance with laws, regulations, and company policies, including risk management and HIPAA Privacy and Security.
- Directing contracting activities, including those with clients and third-party vendors, regulatory and licensing matters, development and implementation of quality management and utilization management programs to support client delegated functions, managing audits, and corporate governance activities.
- Leading strategic initiatives in legal department post-merger integration, organizational design, process efficiency, and benchmarking, and collaborating with senior leadership team to provide legal/compliance strategy consistent with the organization’s overall business plan and growth objectives.
- Consistently meeting operational objectives by developing, implementing and monitoring strategic initiatives designed to meet customer-service standards and performance guarantees; resolving problems; and systematizing process improvement plans to facilitate change.
Audrey graduated from the State University of New York at Albany with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She received a J.D., from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York.