"Life begins at the end of your comfort zone." -Neale Donald Walsch
Joy Neely is a cross-functional commercial leader with over twenty years of experience that span pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and the service side of the industry.
Today, she serves as the Chief Commercial Officer at Medvantx, LLC. Medvantx is a healthcare technology and pharmacy service provider that creates innovative solutions that provide accessible and affordable care for patients and comprehensive and compliant pharmacy, technology, and patient support services that enable pharmaceutical manufacturers.
Prior to joining Medvantx in September 2022, she was the US Senior Vice President of Sales at CareMetx, a technology-enabled patient support services company located in Bethesda, MD, working the role remotely in Indianapolis. From 2018 to 2021, Joy spent three years at Roche Diagnostics Corporation in Indianapolis in Market Access and in their Digital Health franchise. There she also spent two years as the Co-Leader for the Women's Leadership Initiative (WLI) Business Resource Group. Joy has a passion for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion that extends beyond her professional life to volunteer activities. She also spent a year as a Business Development Director at a Start-Up, TrialCard, out of Raleigh, North Carolina. Most of Joy’s professional career, 17 years, was spent at Lilly, the USA, in a variety of commercial roles spanning sales, sales leadership, business operations, marketing, market access, and Six Sigma.
Joy's love for science began at a young age, as she was inspired by her mother who was a toxicologist. She has also spent over twenty years of her career in STEM related roles and both of her daughters are also persuing STEM careers. Joy has a passion for career development and mentoring other women in STEM fields. The mission of Women & Hi Tech, "to change the landscape of women represented in STEM and to be equally inclusive to all", is aligned to Joy's passion for investing in both todays and future leaders in STEM.