EP. 27 Waiting to be asked wasn’t working so well for Valerie Sullivan. So she practiced asking instead. Now she’s the CEO.
Laurie McGraw is speaking with Inspiring Woman Valerie Sullivan who is a big believer in practice, practice, practice. She also believes you have more power than you think and tells us to not give it away!
Valerie Sullivan, PRESIDENT AND CEO
Valerie Sullivan brings significant experience in the pharma, digital health and pharma services industries to her role as President and CEO of etectRx. Innovative and forward thinking, Ms. Sullivan is passionate about creating meaningful, cost-effective solutions across the healthcare ecosystem by leveraging patient engagement and digital technology to support greater outcomes, more therapeutic impact and the potential to serve an unmet need.
Prior to joining etectRx, she served as President of InVentiv Patient Access Solutions (sold to Xerox in 2015), a tech-enabled patient support services company. In addition, she served as Vice President and General Manager of the Patient Service Center at Pear Therapeutics, a program that she envisioned and built from the ground up. She began her career in healthcare working at Pfizer for over 15 years.
Ms. Sullivan has previously served as an independent member on the board of directors at CareMetx and Two Labs Pharma Services. She is also Chairman at the Group Insurance Commission, a quasi-state agency in the Commonwealth of MA. She is on faculty at Bentley University as adjunct professor in the Management Department.
Ms. Sullivan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and Economics from College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, and an MBA in Finance and Marketing from Northeastern University.
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