Shaye Mandle is an accomplished corporate, association and government executive with more than 25 years of experience in innovation sectors and public policy, including healthcare, technology, entrepreneurship, national defense and economic development. Shaye has served on multiple Boards and advisory committees, including major research universities and public sector appointments.
For the past 12 years, Shaye has served as a healthcare association executive, including advocacy for medical technology, biotechnology and digital health organizations. Shaye serves as the Executive Director of the AdvaMed Digital Health Tech Division. Shaye has also served as the Chief Operating Officer of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), as President & Chief Executive Officer of the Medical Alley Association (MAA), and as the Chair of the State MedTech Alliance (SMTA) for the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed).
Previously, Shaye has served as the leader of multiple innovation and economic development organizations, including the FedEx Institute of Technology at the University of Memphis and the Illinois Science & Technology Coalition. Shaye’s national defense experience included 5 years with Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). Shaye has also served on the staffs of U.S. House Speaker Denny Hastert and Illinois Governor Jim Edgar.
Shaye hold a JD, cum laude, from the Thomas R. Kline School of Law of Duquesne University and a BA in political science and history from Illinois Wesleyan University.