Teresa Graham, lifecycle leader,
global product strategy
Teresa exemplifies Genentech’s values
and leadership commitments to
her team, her peers and our entire
organization. She has held leader-
sales, managed care and global product strategy.
She recently led an initiative focused on improving
managerial effectiveness. Teresa demonstrates dedica-
tion to women in healthcare through mentorship to
colleagues across the industry and holds leadership
positions within the HBA San Francisco Bay Area
chapter, as well as Genentech Women Professionals.
Sarah Grimwood, research fellow
Sarah has made major contributions
to Pfizer’s neuroscience drug pipeline.
She is recognized both internally and
externally as an expert in neurosci-
ence and neuropharmacology. She is
a passionate and effective leader of multi-disciplinary
in the areas of receptor occupancy, translational phar-
has been built through more than 50 peer-reviewed
publications, many scientific presentations and ser-
vice on international panels and consortia.
Courtney Hartstein, uS flu brand
Courtney is a leader and strong con-
tributor to GSK’s bottom line and to
our society. She sets herself apart by
balancing business priorities while
individuals across GSK. Courtney founded the Phila-
delphia chapter of Science in Schools to motivate,
engage and inspire school-age children to embrace
STEM education. She is the social media chair for the
HBA Greater Philadelphia chapter. Courtney drives
outstanding business results; however, her spirit
Kathleen Hennigan-Shannon, vice
president, account group
McCann Torre Lazur
around dedication, passion and
leadership. She can juggle portfo-
timelines without letting anything drop. Her hands-
on mentoring, strategic foresight (she always has a
set up her team and clients to be stars of their own.
Kathleen’s boundless commitment and infectious
laughter inspire us to reach new heights while having
fun along the way.
Alissa Hicks, director, field
Alissa was initially hired as a medical
south region. Her noteworthy pas-
sion, performance and commitment
resulted in her being promoted to the team leader
role. Since becoming the team leader, she has men-
assisted her colleagues in organizing and designing
the latest medical affairs initiative of Medical Sympo-
sia. Alissa is our 2015 HBA Rising Star.
Susan Hynes, head of global
Susan’s impact, vision, people leader-
ship and outcomes-approach were
extraordinary as our only female
general manager when she was responsible for two
manufacturing for all the internal pharmaceutical
ture and cooperation with her honest and transpar-
ent dialogue and active mentoring, which is yielding
unparalleled employee engagement levels and ex-
ceptional operational results. We are very proud that
Susan is our 2015 Rising Star.