Bishop, Tammy

Tammy Bishop, Co-Founder

As a business leader with more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, Tammy is responsible for streamlining the complex process of comparator procurement into an organized, centralized system that enables sponsor companies to save millions of dollars over the life of a clinical trial. As partner in a women-owned business, Tammy is a thought leader who pursues and promotes opportunities for diverse small companies in the life sciences sector.

Prior to co-founding Avayle in 2018, she worked in senior leadership roles at clinical trial supply firm CaligorRx. She served as Managing Director of the company from 2010 to 2016, overseeing significant revenue growth and geographic expansion, and later as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Commercial Officer following the acquisition of CaligorRx by private equity firm Diversis Capital, LLC. Her industry expertise includes senior-level business development positions at Pharmarama International and IDIS Pharmaceuticals. She also has served in senior investor relations and corporate communications positions at OXiGENE, Gemini Genomics and Indevus Pharmaceuticals.

Tammy’s corporate and non-profit governance experience includes board positions with CaligorRx and Diversity Alliance for Science, a national organization that fosters diversity in the life science industry. She also has served as a member of the Drug Information Association, Healthcare Distribution Management Association, Healthcare Women’s Business Association and Institute for Supply Chain Management. Tammy received a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Simmons College School of Management.