Kameliya Sapundzhieva is the director of business development for Coral Shores Behavioral Health (UHS Inc.) in Stuart, FL. She has over 15 years of experience in strategic risk management, business development and growth of profitable new business opportunities in the US and overseas. Kameliya worked as Manager of Military Programs for an inpatient behavioral health program for active-duty service members, veterans and dependents available in over 30 behavioral health hospitals across the US. She has also worked with the Wounded Warriors Project. Previously, she was a consultant to the Department of Defense providing international affairs analysis, advice and cross-cultural training to federal agencies and government contractors. She was the principal for FORS Smart Power LLC, a strategic management and international capture management company in Virginia.
Kami is a United States veteran soon to be transferred to the Florida National Guard, with more than 10 years of military service as a healthcare administrator and medical liaison. She has direct patient care and Medevac related experience, and is a certified linguist in French, Spanish, Italian and Russian. She is a Masters Resiliency Trainer (USAR), ASIST certified, and a certified EEO Counselor, and is a member of ACHE, AMSUS and AUSA. She has two sons, one a second lieutenant in the US Air Force and another who aspires to become a psychiatrist.
Kameliya received her Master’s degree in International Commerce and Policy from George Mason University in Arlington, VA and her Master’s degree in International Relations from Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski in Sofia, Bulgaria.