HBA Rising Stars are professionals in various sectors of the healthcare industry, including pharmaceutical, biotechnology, advertising, public relations, medical education, scientific discovery, clinical development and market research and represent various career stages and disciplines. Only HBA Corporate Partners are invited, each year, to designate a Rising Star. The award demonstrates corporate recognition of the outstanding performance, and commitment to excellence of the Rising Stars, who contribute on a daily basis to their companies’ successes. The Rising Stars are inspiring leaders, role models to others and are individually recognized for their vision, dedication, and action.
Bridgett has 20 years of experience in areas of process management, manufacturing, purchasing and inventory management, validation and systems analysis while working in many manufacturing industries for various life sciences and chemical companies. For the past 10 years she has worked in consulting with various industries in ERP/Oracle implementations. Bridgett has spent the majority of her consulting time in the Pharmaceutical, Bio-Tech and Food industries and is well-versed in not only all aspects of implementation work and management but conducts trainings as well. Judy Babcock, VP of Human Resources & Recruiting for Business & Decision, says, “Bridgett’s focus and sense of personal accountability combined with her positive attitude makes her a valuable asset to all.”
Also honored at WOTY were the HBA’s 2012 Woman of the Year, Carolyn Buck Luce from Ernst & Young; the HBA’s Honorable Mentor, Michael Kaufmann of Cardinal Health and this year’s HBA STAR, Nancy Larsen from Parexel.
About Business & Decision
Business & Decision is a global Consulting and Systems Integration (CSI) company. It is a leader in Business Intelligence (BI) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and a major player in eBusiness, Enterprise Information Management (EIM), and Enterprise Solutions as well as Management Consulting. Business & Decision contributes to the success of customer projects by driving maximum business performance. The company has a reputation for functional and technological expertise and has forged partnerships with all of the key technology vendors. Located in 19 countries, Business & Decision currently employs more than 2800 people worldwide.
Business & Decision has successfully provided Life Sciences consulting services and solutions for more than 20 years, operating across all business domains (R&D, Clinical/ CRO, Manufacturing, Sales and Marketing) and in all Life Sciences Industry Sectors. For more information please visit www.businessdecision.us.
About The HBA
The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) is in its fourth decade as a global not-for-profit organization dedicated to furthering the advancement of women in healthcare worldwide. With 15 chapters throughout the US and in Europe, the HBA is headquartered in New Jersey with offices in Philadelphia and Research Triangle Park. The HBA provides educational opportunities for women and men to develop cutting-edge healthcare industry knowledge and leadership skills; recognizes outstanding women and men in the industry; provides opportunities for networking; creates greater visibility for women in the industry; fosters mentoring relationships and serves as a conduit and sponsor for research on career advancement issues. HBA has nearly 6,000 individual members and 120 Corporate Partners. It is widely recognized as the catalyst for leadership development of women in healthcare worldwide, and was named by Leadership Excellence as having one of the top 100 Leadership Development programs in North America for the last three years. For more information, visit www.hbanet.org. To read about all of the 2012 Rising Star honorees, please go to http://www.hbanet.org/2012-rising-stars.