Mary L. “Missy” Orlando, MBA, Ph.D. Candidate, is a well-known strategist, community development, and marketing leader throughout the financial services and non-profit healthcare industries. Over her 35-year career, Orlando has served in key leadership C-suite roles: At Malvern National Bank as its SVP and Chief Operating Officer; At Caron Treatment Centers, as its EVP and Chief Marketing & Sales Officer; At Sovereign Bancorp, as EVP, Chief Marketing Officer; as President & COO of The Anderson Group. Orlando serves as Senior Director of the Penn State Health St. Joseph Foundation/Office of Development responsible for all aspects of strategic philanthropy as well as new business development, and community integration with local, regional, state and national philanthropic corporations all to secure philanthropy funding for the benefit of PSH St. Joseph Hospital, its patients and the Berks County Community it serves.
Orlando has extensive experience as a strategist, in mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, strategy creation and deployment, data analytics and data intelligence business integration, marketing planning, business development, philanthropic growth as well as building 3 successful startup marketing and strategy companies.
Orlando holds a B.S. in Marketing from The Pennsylvania State University, an MBA from LaSalle University with a concentration in Finance, and is pursuing her doctorate in Corporate Leadership.
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