Laurie Halloran BSN, MS, CCRA,

President & CEO, Halloran Consulting Group, Inc.

Laurie founded Halloran Consulting Group in 1998. With over 25 years of experience in clinical affairs management with contract research organizations and biotechnology companies, Laurie is recognized as an industry expert in improving organizational effectiveness, and has an extensive track record in accelerated/focused growth, realignment, and innovative organizational solutions.

She is highly regarded as a results oriented leader with strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to create, evaluate, analyze, and implement defined plans and objectives to achieve organizational goals.

As a cross-functional executive she has balanced experience in strategy, marketing and business development operations and administration. She is known for her work in complex organizational environments with conflicting objectives and a need to develop a broader system view, while effectively engaging constituents to achieve goals. Under her guidance and leadership Halloran has increased revenues by 25% per year and now serves an international client base in the biopharmaceutical, medical device and professional services sectors.

Prior to founding Halloran Consulting Group, Laurie spent 16 years working within the life science industry, in both biopharma companies and service companies.

She is an adjunct professor at Boston University Medical School, has been an instructor at George Washington University, and Harvard, and lectures at the Tufts Center for Drug Development Post-Graduate program. In 2010, she was selected as one of the 100 Most Inspiring People in Life Science by PharmaVoice and in 2009 was awarded Clinical Researcher of the Year by the New England Chapter of the Associate of Clinical Research Professionals.

Laurie earned a B.S. in Nursing from Russell Sage College and an M.S. in Management from Leslie University. She is also a Prosci certified change management consultant.