Nancy is remodeling her years of business experience to support healthcare improvement ventures and economic development in underserved communities. A certified dance instructor, Nancy is particularly focused on dance as a means to empower young people and to foster cross-cultural appreciation and community health.
In January 2018, Nancy retired from Pfizer, a leading global healthcare company. In her 31 years at Pfizer, Nancy’s leadership roles included VP Corporate Strategy and senior positions in Business Development and Organization Development. Her contributions helped to expand the product portfolio, forging business development collaborations in digital health technologies. While at Pfizer, Nancy also founded and led a “company within a company”, Pfizer Health Solutions (PHS), a subsidiary delivering care management and clinical decision services to payers and providers.
Prior to Pfizer, Nancy’s experience included clinical research in a psychiatric hospital, marketing of biomedical devices, leadership development at IBM, and behavioral psychology in a state mental health facility.
Leveraging her skills in corporate strategy, organization development and health outcomes, Nancy serves as an advisor in the MIT Catalyst program and previously supported the MIT Impact program. Nancy also works with start-ups at Entrepreneurship for All (EforAll), an inclusive accelerator focused on economic development in underserved cities in Massachusetts.
Nancy holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the New School for Social Research and a master’s degree in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University.