Mandy Long is the Chief Executive Officer, Founder, and Chairman of Patronus Health. She sets the vision and direction of Patronus and leads the company in its mission to shift the balance of power into the hands of patients. Mandy founded Patronus Health after spending a decade in healthcare technology developing solutions that serviced providers, payers, and pharmaceutical companies. After witnessing firsthand the extraordinary challenges individuals and families face when trying to battle the US healthcare system in an attempt to obtain transparency, fair pricing, and accountability, she believed it was time for a change.
After spending her career in healthcare technology, Mandy was recognized as one of the Most Powerful Women in Health IT and received a 40 Under 40 award. Her most recent position was as the Vice President of Product Management at Modernizing Medicine. Prior to joining Modernizing Medicine in 2014, she was Vice President of Product Management for Experian Health (previously known as Passport Health Communications, Inc.), which serves 3,060 hospitals and 10,000 other healthcare organizations representing 350,000 providers nationwide in the patient access and revenue cycle solutions space. Prior to Passport, Mandy held a number of senior leadership positions at the healthcare software company Epic Systems, working as an Application Success Owner, Install Process Owner, and Senior Project Manager.
Mandy is a mentor and advocate for women and young mothers in the workplace. She has been featured in Working Mother Magazine and HuffPost and participates in the Turner Syndrome Society of the United States on behalf of her beautiful daughter Mackenzie. She is a twin mom, and she provides support to fellow mothers of multiples through the National Organization of Mothers of Multiples.
Mandy holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Connecticut College.