Sheryl L. Conley
Formerly President and Chief Executive Officer, OrthoWorx, Inc.
Sheryl L. Conley joined the Board of Directors of Anika Therapeutics in October 2021. Ms. Conley is a 35-year veteran of the orthopedic medical device industry with expertise and executive leadership experience in running full P&L business segments, global brand management, marketing, sales, product development, and operations. From September 2012 to May 2017, she was President and CEO of OrthoWorx, Inc., a community-based initiative that works strategically and collaboratively with the orthopedic industry. Prior to her role as the President and CEO of OrthoWorx, Ms. Conley spent 25 years with Zimmer, Inc. in a number of escalating management roles across a variety of product segments and geographies, during which she provided key leadership in the development and commercial release of more than 50 industry leading brands, including as Group President, Americas and Global Brand Management, and Chief Marketing Officer from December 2005 until May 2008. She currently serves as the President and Board Member of AcceLINX, Inc., a musculoskeletal health business accelerator (March 2017—present). She also serves as a Board Director for Neuronetics, Inc., a medical technology company focused on developing products that improve the quality of life for patients suffering from psychiatric disorders (2019-present). In May 2021, Ms. Conley became a Board Director of Surgalign Holdings, Inc., a global medical technology company focused on elevating the standard of care by driving the evolution of digital surgery. Ms. Conley received a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry and a Master of Business Administration from Ball State University. Ms. Conley serves as a member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee.