Tish Van Dyke, Executive Vice President, Washington, DC
Prior to joining JPA Health, Tish co-founded a fluid-Collective, a global network of senior advisors providing advisory services to businesses, brands and organizations that had communications-intensive business issues that impact both markets and stakeholders. She also worked with Sound Counsel, an advisory focused on risk, issues, and crisis management. In addition, she worked with the Culinary Institute of America’s (CIA) Food Business School to develop and teach a course focused on Sales, Marketing & Distribution for the CIA’s master’s program.
Until February 2019, Tish served as chair of global food and beverage sector at Edelman, where she counseled many of the industry’s largest organizations on brand communications, digital engagement, corporate and public affairs, purpose, as well as risk and issues mitigation and management. As the sector and integrated communications function faced transformation in recent years, Tish was heavily engaged in counseling clients on everything from M&A strategy and local market engagement, to integrated communications structure and optimization.
Prior to her food and beverage work, Tish was a member of Edelman’s global health leadership team, working with associations, large and small employers, managed care companies, medical providers, benefits providers, pharmaceutical and medical technology manufacturers on many issues that are debated within policy and regulatory circles.
During her career, Tish has served on the National Academies of Science’s Roundtable on Obesity Solutions and was active in Food Reform for Sustainability and Health (FReSH), joint program of the World Business Council for Sustainable Business Development and the EAT Foundation. She also sat on the board of the American News Women’ Club and the United Nations Global Compact Core Advisory Group on Sustainable Agriculture Principles for Business.
In addition to a bachelor’s degree in history from Trinity College, Tish holds a master’s degree in modern British history from University College, Durham University in England.