Planning Committees

Life Sciences Future could not be what it is without the assistance and dedication of our planning committees.

Planning Committees
Chair
Lori Reiner, EisnerAmper
Company Presentations
Co-Chairs
John Pennett, EisnerAmper
Doreen Trujillo, Saul Ewing
Adam Taicher, Navigate
Committee Members
Christian Barrow, JP Morgan
Allen Reitz, Fox Chase Chemical Diversity Center
Sean Barker, AB Bernstein
John Rigaut, JTP & Associates
Mary Fuchs, AOIC
Kati Abraham, Tunnell Consulting
Kevin McMonagle, RSM US
Jordan Warshafsky, Ashton Tweed
Lauren Gordon, The O’Connor Group
Funding Recruitment
Co-Chairs
David U’Prichard, Druid Consulting
Committee Members
Kevin Kelly, American Diabetes Association
Todd Abrams, Temple University
Frederick Jones, BioAdvance
Jeff Libson, Cooley LLP
Program Topics and Speakers
Co-Chairs
Heather Rose, Thomas Jefferson University
Michele Washko, Life Science Innovations
Bob Marshall, Life Science Connect
Committee Members
Mark Basla, DVIRC
Bruce Shook, Intact Vascular
Marcia O’Connor, The O’Connor Group
Laura Scott, Silicon Valley Bank
Megan Waldman, Life Science Innovations
Kristen de Paor, University of Pittsburgh – Office of Economic Partnerships
Quan Hoang, Recro Pharma
Robert Edwards, Magee-Womens Hospital
Michael Annichine, Magee-Womens Research Institute
Mike Reed, OraSure Technologies
Susan Stipa, McDay
Laura Reinhold, Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfield LLC
Lynn Paolicell, YaganPoint Consulting Group
Donna Eash, Alcami
John Nilon, J.N. Solutions
Hal Craig, Trout Creek Consulting
Kate Holland, Harmony Biosciences
Marie Walsh, Hanna Moore + Curley
Kip Wolf, Tunnell Consulting
Promotion and Communications
Co-Chairs
Charlie Huntington, Huntington/Kraus Financial Group of Wells Fargo Advisors
Christian Manders, Promethean LifeSciences
Christine Coyne, Paratek Pharmaceuticals
Committee Members
Lindsy Bartoleit, Cook MyoSite
Lonni Gajer, DVIRC
Bonnie Grant, PHL Life Sciences
Thomas Hess, Genomind
Steven Kruas, Huntington/Kraus Financial Group of Wells Fargo Advisors
Larry Miller, Innovation Works
Karen Pryor, Alliance Pharma
Rita Ribeiro, Publicis Health Solutions
Staci Vernick, SL Vernick Communications
Brad Winters, Penn State College of Medicine
Kyle Wollyung, Advanced RPO
Symposium: Partnerships in Science
Co-Chairs
John Swartley, University of Pennsylvania
Laurie Actman, University of Pennsylvania
Steve Nappi, Temple University
Kenny Simansky, Drexel University
Yatin Karpe, Rowan University
Chris Yochim, Easy Rider Stables
Erin Brubaker, GlaxoSmithKline
Committee Members
Anuraag Sarangi, ETHOS Health Communications
Barbara Gunderson, Association of University Technology Managers
Srujana Cherukuri, Noble Life Sciences
Philippe Cini, Turesol Staffing Solutions
Cassie Tran, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Gretchen Temeles, Duane Morris