Dale Keshishian is the Founder and CEO of HealthWorks Academies, a nonprofit 501 (c) 3 organization. HealthWorks Academies is a talent development pipeline program that works with high schools in any geographic location to provide STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) curriculum, professional development, career shadowing and long term mentoring. HealthWorks Academies mission is to create a national pipeline of students who will progress into professional health science careers, develop diversity and combine the necessary leadership, emotional, and social skills with technical competencies and standards so that participants will be positioned to best serve the industry and improve patient experience, contain cost and improve health outcomes.
Dale served as the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Life Sciences Institute (PLSI), a statewide workforce training and talent development organization dedicated to serving the needs of the Life Sciences industry. PLSI is a partner organization to PA Bio, the trade organization representing the pharmaceutical and medical device industry for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Dale served as an Executive Coach for Gap International, a global leadership development and consulting firm, working with midsize to Fortune 500 companies in transformational thinking and organizational alignment. Examining the correlation between thinking and performance, she led organizations and their teams to consistently reach and surpass their goals.
Dale served as operations manager of an Internal Medicine practice for 18 years.
Dale served on the Red Cross Spectrum Committee where she chaired the Twinkle Star Scholarship Committee, a need based scholarship program for high achieving students, the Advisory Board of the Life Sciences Collaborative, the Philadelphia Chapter of SoPE (Society of Physician Entrepreneurs) and on the Board of Directors of ACHEIVEability.