Michael Mandl is President and CEO of Mandl & Co., a Limited Liability Corporation focused on advancing the mission of universities and medical centers by providing executive counsel and unlocking assets to increase available resources. Prior to co-founding his firm, Mike served as Emory University’s Executive Vice President, overseeing Finance, Investments, Human Resources, Campus Planning/Facilities, Information Technology, Real Estate, and Internal Audit.
Through Mandl, Mike provides executive counsel to university and medical center Presidents, Executive Vice Presidents, and governing boards. He is adept at enterprise wide strategy and execution, with expertise in board level communications and leadership counsel and decision making and support during complex and special situations where institutions face significant decisions and trade-offs between economic objectives and mission and institutional purpose. Mike brings clarity and structure to complex decisions with his clients.
While at Emory Mike served as the lead university executive, working in partnership with Emory executives and board members, to evaluate options and determine the strategic positioning of Emory Healthcare. Mike also served as the President & Chief Executive Officer of Emory Healthcare during a six-month transition in 2015 while the University explored a merger of its healthcare enterprise with a large community health system in metro Atlanta.
Mr. Mandl served on the boards for Emory Healthcare, Inc. (including as its chair for one year), Emory/Saint Joseph’s, Inc., and Clifton Casualty Insurance Company, Ltd. He served as board chair for Emory Innovations, Inc., which was created for innovative new enterprises including Drug Innovation Ventures at Emory (DRIVE), and of EmTech, Inc., an enterprise established in cooperation with Georgia Tech. Mike was a member of the Center for Corporate Innovation (CCI) in its Healthcare CEO practice.
A sample of his leadership at Emory includes: leading a $540 million intellectual property monetization; leading the campus master plan and real estate development which resulted in the addition of over twenty major new facilities between 2004 and 2016; establishing the Clifton Community Partnership to enhance relationships with local neighborhoods and governments; leading public-private partnerships to deliver graduate housing, Emory Point (a major mixed-use community that won one of the few “Deals of the Decade”), and to foster Emory business spinoffs to the private sector, including the Emory Genetics Lab; leading the establishment of the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) process; overseeing Emory’s best practice liquidity and debt management processes; and, sponsoring the creation of award-winning leadership development programs.
Prior to Emory, Mr. Mandl served as a Vice President at Duke University and was a member of Duke’s senior leadership team working with University and Health System executives, and the Board of Trustees. He held other leadership positions at the University of Pennsylvania and Duke and, earlier in his career, worked as a CPA with KPMG and in financial strategic planning with Glaxo Pharmaceuticals.
Mike has a master’s degree from Duke University and bachelors’ degree, with distinction, from George Washington University.