John MacPhee

Executive Director and CEO, The Jed Foundation

John MacPhee brings 20 years of leadership and management experience from the business and nonprofit settings to The Jed Foundation. Prior to The Jed Foundation, he served as executive vice president of Par Pharmaceutical, and president of the company’s Strativa Pharmaceuticals division, where he oversaw commercial operations, clinical development, medical affairs, alliance management and business development. Previously, he worked at Forest Laboratories, where he led the launches of treatments for depression, anxiety and Alzheimer’s disease. Well versed in the challenges faced by college students, John serves as a board member for Bottom Line, a nonprofit organization that provides guidance counseling to disadvantaged urban youth to help them get into college and graduate. John also serves on the boards of, Trek Medics International and Adamas Pharmaceuticals. He earned a BA and MPH from Columbia University and an MBA from New York University.