Michelle Santoro, MBA
Joined the Board: 2021
Connection to Mission:Michelle has long been passionate about addressing behavioral and mental health issues, having personal experience with a close family member. With the Janssen Neuroscience team, she led numerous initiatives on educating health care providers and population health decision makers including launching a novel Anti-Depressant into the marketplace. Michelle is returning to Board service with NAMI Mercer, having been on the board from June 2016-Dec 2017 when she had to step away for personal reasons. Michelle is intent on reducing the stigma around mental illness and raising awareness in the community and beyond. She is also committed to helping NAMI Mercer secure the funding that is necessary to grow even stronger.
Professional Experience: Product Manager, Patient Experience at Janssen Oncology; Product Manager, Payer & Market Access at Janssen, Neuroscience; Account/Sales Representative at OrthoMcNeil, Inc., Johnson & Johnson
Education: MBA, Saint Joseph's University; BS, Marketing from Pennsylvania State University
Affiliations: Member: Pennsylvania State Alumni Association; Board Member: NAMI Mercer Board Member, NOWN CoChair, June 2016 – Dec. 2017; Member: Penn State Smeal College of Business-Philadelphia Chapter; Member: Pennsylvania State Marketing Association-Executive Vice President, 2002-2003
Favorite Quote: "The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched---they must be felt with the heart." ~ Helen Keller