ing;in;on;key;insights;and;developing;communica-tions that drive the brand forward. No matter how
complex the challenge, Emily brings passion and
dedication to find the most creative solution. She has
helped;lead;the;team;to;remarkable;achievements,;in-cluding an agency review that scored the highest ever
at the client.
Wendy Short-Bartie, product
Passionate, innovative and results-
driven, Wendy has been a successful,
committed and recognized leader at Novartis for 10
years. Demonstrating excellence in multiple roles,
of all decisions. Simply put, Wendy is a balance of
smart, drive and joie de vivre.
Amy Stafford, zone vice president
Amy is a Rising Star within Boeh-
progressed through the company
and was name West zone vice president of sales in
tion lead for several teams, including the respiratory
champion team, PM training and development, and
the field force effectiveness pillar, which includes per-
formance management and incentive compensation.
She is a mentor to several female leaders within the
company and exemplifies leadership excellence.
Kristin Stephens, vice president,
leader are evident in the success-
ful execution of major clinical programs under her
leadership. She consistently demonstrates her ability
exemplifying outstanding leadership behavior. Kris-
tin’s strategic approach continues to shape the global
organization she leads. She is well-respected by her
team and her peers, and maintains a positive, can-do
attitude about everything she does.
Patricia Vera, director, financial
Tricia plays an integral role on the
finance team and is viewed as a leader
and role model by her colleagues.
Tricia consistently goes above and
beyond, including serving as the vice president of the
women’s forum, involvement in the mentor program,
designing activities to promote engagement within
pursue excellence and support her colleagues to drive
of a Rising Star.
Laura Wallace, director, risk
management and epidemiology
Purdue Pharma LP
caring, an excellent communicator
substantially to our company’s new strategy. She
publishes and presents on pain treatment in children
and safe use of new medicines. She provides scientific
and strategic insights on selecting new diseases for
a rising leader who radiates positivity.
jillian Welker, director of agency
PALIO, an inVentiv Health
Jillian is a highly energetic and
motivated leader within our agency.
respecting individual needs and garnering respect for
herself is uncanny. Always calm under pressure, Jillian thrives on finding innovative, efficient solutions
for all challenges. She is an excellent communicator
and builds partnerships with clients and vendors.
Jillian is vital to our ongoing success and has great
potential for being a significant force in healthcare