Emerging Leaders Event: Secrets for Success: Learning Career Skills from Industry Legends

Join the Emerging Leaders Committee at Jasper's Backyard in Conshohocken, PA on Thursday, April 25 for an evening with living legends from some of the most prestigious and well-respected companies in our industry. At this event you will have the opportunity for several rounds of small group conversations with industry leaders who will share their advice and strategies for achieving the career of your dreams! Think speed dating in a small group but replace the romance with camaraderie, advice and networking.

Below is the list of esteemed industry legends who will be in attendance and providing insight at this event:

  • Dan D'Aquila - Senior Director, Manufacturing Operations and Upper Merion R&D Site Director, GlaxoSmithKline; Current ISPE-DVC President
  • Norm Goldschmidt, PE – President, Genesis Architects, Engineers and Constructors; Board Member, ISPE International
  • Audrey Greenburg – Founder, Managing Director and Officer, Center for Breakthrough Medicines
  • Tom Hartman – President and CEO, ISPE International; former VP, GMP Operations at GlaxoSmithKline; Past Chairman of ISPE International
  • Terry Jacobs, AIA – Partner and Owner, Jacobs/Wyper Architects, ISPE-DVC Past President
  • Alan Levy – President, Epee Education and Consulting; ISPE-DVC Past President; former DV Young Engineer of the Year
  • Bob Matje, PE, CPIP – Owner, RemTech; Senior Director, Center for Breakthrough Medicines; ISPE-DVC Past President, ISPE International Past Board Member
  • Kristina Pumphrey, PE – Director of Process Engineering, Precis Engineering + Architecture; ISPE-DVC Past President 
  • Harry Segner – Head of Business Development, PM Group; ISPE-NJ Past President
  • Ellie Small, PhD – Product Innovation Team Lead, Global OTC, Kenvue; ISPE-DVC Past President; former DV Young Engineer of the Year
  • Matt Snyder – Director, Engineering, SK pharmteco; ISPE-DVC Past President

This event begins at 5:30 PM and goes until 8:30 PM and will offer an open bar as well as appetizers (included with your ticket purchase). 


  • 5:30 pm - Attendees arrive and are given a group number
  • 6:00 pm - Brief introduction and 1:1 networking sessions begin
  • 7:30 pm - Wrap-up and casual networking continues

Space is limited to 60 attendees. "Walk-in" Registrations will be accepted for $20 surcharge per ticket type. Cash, Credit Card, PayPal and Venmo accepted.

Registration Information:

ISPE Member$45
Emerging Leader/Student$35

Register now!