Mandell Jackson is the vice president and general manager of Quest for Health Equity at Quest Diagnostics. While at Quest Diagnostics, he has held the following roles: vice president of commercial neurology; executive director of commercial learning; Southeast region executive sales director; and North Florida business unit sales director. Mr. Jackson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial technology from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. He was commissioned as a naval surface warfare officer and served on active duty for four years. He participated in Operation Desert Storm and led hundreds of military servicemen and servicewomen ashore and at sea from 1991 through 1995. Following his military career and prior to joining Quest, he spent 16 years in the pharmaceutical industry. While there he worked in multiple capacities and was credited with successfully leading a variety of commercial and operations teams across the U.S. in areas including cardiology, primary care, infectious disease, neurology and health plans. Mr. Jackson serves as vice president of the AggieGentz LLC board of directors and is a board member of the Veterans Empowerment Organization, an advisory board member of the Arizona School of Health Sciences (A.T. Still University), a member of the American Heart Association’s Diversity Leadership Council, and a proud life member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. Mr. Jackson and his wife, Kimberly, reside in Cumming, Ga., and are the proud parents of Taya Michele, a senior at the University of Kentucky, Strom Milan, a senior at North Carolina A&T State University, Ryan Amanda, a junior at Georgia State University and James, a sophomore at Kennesaw State University.