Stamford, Conn. – July 22, 2020 – The Americares Free Clinics today announced the election of Paul Kuehner to its Board of Directors. Kuehner, whose three-year term began July 1, brings to the board over 30 years of business leadership and strategy experience, as well as more than 10 years of service with the Americares Board of Directors.
“Paul has been a staunch Americares supporter for decades, helping the organization change lives and improve health for people all over the world,” said Americares Free Clinics Executive Director Karen Gottlieb. “We are thrilled to now have him join the free clinic board and look forward to working with him to help Fairfield County’s uninsured access quality health services.”
Kuehner is the CEO of Building and Land Technology, a Stamford-based real estate development, management and private equity firm. Kuehner and his wife, Patricia, have co-chaired several fundraising events for Americares, including the annual Americares Airlift Benefit. Kuehner also serves on the Halftime Institute’s Board of Directors.
“The need for Americares Free Clinics is dire today and I feel blessed to be included on such a talented team serving our local communities,” said Kuehner.
The Americares Free Clinics Board of Directors oversees the largest free clinic network in the state. The clinics, located in Bridgeport, Danbury, Norwalk and Stamford, provide quality health care to nearly 3,000 low-income, uninsured patients. Patients receive comprehensive health services, including exams, medications, laboratory work, diagnostic services and flu vaccines at no cost.
Kuehner, a New Canaan resident, earned a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and holds an MBA from Emory University.