BA Recipient Bio

Lindsay Boyle
Chief of Staff - Advanced Surgical Instruments of Medtronic
Nominated by Metropolitan State University of Denver

Lindsay Boyle has been with Medtronic since 2006. Joining as a contractor, she quickly moved to full-time in operations accounts management, soon ascending through 8 positions over 10 years – from services delivery specialist to Director. After achieving her MBA in 2020 from MSU Denver, she spent two years as Senior Director of Global Operations and Supply Chain Quality Excellence and Strategy before being promoted in late 2022 to Chief of Staff of Advanced Surgical Instruments. Here, she works to address pressing business needs and provide support in implementing key strategic initiatives. At Medtronic, she is a catalyst for change and leadership – which is indicated by her current pursuit of an Ed.D. in organizational leadership and change. At Medtronic, her teams have completed work contributing to organizational transformation, improving product quality, patient outcomes, and the lowering costs/eliminating waste in the organization. Lindsay is passionate about Medtronic’s patients and strives to create lasting cultural change that puts patients first wherever she has an opportunity to serve.


For the MSU Denver community, Mrs. Boyle shares her story of inspiration, innovation, and leadership. In the past year, she has presented to campus stakeholders of management and entrepreneurship regarding sustainability efforts, as well as sharing her professional leadership journey as a panelist for the MSU Denver MBA “Women in Business” webinar event.

Lindsay is based in Boulder, Colorado, and lives with her husband, John, of 17 years, and three kids, McKenna (14), Cooper (11), and Beckett (7), and one Portuguese Water Dog, Sydney (2). She is a mountain bike instructor, avid snowboarder, loves fly fishing and trail running. Lindsay holds a   Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder, an MBA in Strategic Leadership from Metropolitan State University, Denver, and is a Doctoral candidate in Organizational Change and Leadership at the University of Southern California.