Founder / Advisor, Avalere Health
Dan Mendelson founded Avalere in 2000, and presently advises with the firm, leading data-driven strategic work for major clients in life sciences, managed care, and the provider sectors. Prior to founding Avalere, Dan served as Associate Director for Health at the White House Office of Management and Budget.
Mr. Mendelson presently serves on the Board of Champions Oncology (CSBR) and is on the faculty of the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. He previously served on the boards of Coventry Healthcare (sold to Aetna in 2013), PharMerica Corporation (PMC) and HMS holdings (HMSY).
Dan speaks frequently and is often quoted in the media on business strategy and policy matters – often highlighting the outstanding analytic work of the Avalere staff. He has a BA in Economics and Viola Performance from Oberlin College, and a MPP from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.