Kristina Pumphrey is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) and a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. Her career started with a focus in process design and has developed broad knowledge base with expertise in powder and potent compound handling and hazard analysis. Working for a consulting firm for 15+ years has given her the ability to provide design, commissioning and qualification for a variety of chemical and biopharmaceutical companies. In the last five years, Ms. Pumphrey has applied her process expertise to improve operations within the pharmaceutical industry and within her internal organization. Her process-focused background provides faster understanding of client processing and offers keen insight when recommending improvements for manufacturing environments. Her educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University and a Master’s degree in Management & Technology from Widener University. An active ISPE member serving on the program committee in her local chapter, Ms. Pumphrey has spoken at numerous ISPE events including the annual meeting and has authored a white paper on the benefits of an Operations Improvement approach to lab planning.