Andi leads VMS in our mission to make real-world connections with patients to achieve better outcomes.
Serving as President and CEO of VMS BioMarketing, Andi has 26 years of commercialization and diverse general management experience in the healthcare, life sciences, and biotech industries including both public and private companies. She has demonstrated proven results in development and execution of biotech, device, and pharmaceutical commercialization strategies that resulted in consistent revenue and profit growth, brand equity, increased market share, and improved patient adherence.
Andi spent 18 years at Eli Lilly and Company, leading business units and product strategies. She launched biotech and pharmaceutical drugs and devices across multiple therapeutic areas; developed and successfully implemented customer-focused sales models; repositioned late-stage products that resulted in increased market share growth; and created innovative patient, caregiver, and provider education and engagement programs for all of the products she managed. Earlier in her career, Andi also worked as a management consultant for Putnam Associates, where she led consulting teams and advised major brands in the biotech, pharmaceutical, and managed healthcare fields on product launches and access strategies.
After joining VMS BioMarketing in 2008 to lead the company's strategic marketing and brand development business units, Andi was named President and CEO in 2011. She streamlined the company to be solely focused on delivering best-in-class patient support programs and has established VMS as an industry leader in providing Clinical Nurse Educator patient support solutions. A recognized leader on patient and provider engagement and adherence, Andi consults with a wide range of VMS clients, providing advice on strategy, adherence, and behavior change across a broad range of therapeutic areas including immunology, oncology, diabetes, and neuroscience with a particular focus on rare disease. She is a regularly invited speaker and panel member at industry conferences.
Andi serves on the board of directors of the Egalet Corporation. She has also served on numerous nonprofit boards including the Indiana Alzheimer’s Association, Indiana Salvation Army, and the Lung Force Women’s Cabinet, and she received a gubernatorial appointment to the Indiana Commission for Women. She earned her BA in economics from DePauw University where she was an Honors Management Fellow.