Blair Clark-Schoeb is an experienced communications professional having worked in public relations (PR), investor relations (IR), government affairs (GA) and patient advocacy (PA) with biotechnology and life sciences companies for more than twenty years. She joined MAPS Public Benefit Corporation as Chief Communications Officer and is a member of the Executive Committee. Blair comes to MAPS PBC at an important juncture as the company’s identity and public brand evolve to reflect rapid growth. Blair leads implementation of the company brand and communications strategy.
Most recently, Blair ran communications and was a member of the leadership team at Aruvant, a subsidiary of a publicly traded company Roivant. Prior to that, she headed up the communications effort at Zyla Life Sciences, a publicly traded company that was acquired by Assertio. At both of those companies she led the IR, PR, GA and PA work and managed all internal and external communications. Before working in-house, Blair led her own consulting business, BiotechComm, working with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies such as Sanofi, Syndax and Horizon Therapeutics. Prior to running BiotechComm, she worked in IR and PR at two different agencies, Burns McClellan and Real Chemistry, and did investment banking at Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette.
Blair received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Harvard University and her master’s in healthcare innovation from the University of Pennsylvania. She was a founding member of the Society of Healthcare Innovation. Outside of work, you can often find Blair cheering on one of her daughters on a soccer or lacrosse field or holding her breath while her son tends goal for his hockey or lacrosse teams. When not at a sporting event, Blair is often thrifting, trying a new vegan recipe, or working out.