Senior Project Manager, Supply Chain
Jessica is a versatile and seasoned project manager with 15 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. She is an outcomes-driven professional who has led successful, cross-disciplinary teams across multiple product workstreams for companies including Astellas, Baxter, and Eli Lilly. As a scientist and former process engineer, Jessica deeply understands the nuances of product development while also seeing the big picture. She is committed to ensuring that teams stay aligned and moving forward to achieve their goals on time.
Q: What do you enjoy about the Long Grove team?
A: I really value the way Long Grove is structured to allow for great collaboration and communication. Here, I can wear different hats and grow in new ways. It makes a huge difference to work in an environment where you know everyone on each team and work in an integrated manner across the entire life cycle of a product, from development to commercialization.
Q: What do you find motivating about working in the pharmaceutical industry?
A: As an engineer, I value the opportunity to put the puzzle pieces together and move products forward to market. At the end of the day, what matters most is providing patients in need with life-saving medicines – and offering them more options for their care at a better price. This is what keeps me going.
Q: What does a typical day look like for you?
A: Every day, I am collaborating with teams, removing roadblocks to stay ahead of project deadlines. Keeping the ultimate success of the product in mind, I connect workstreams, problem solve, and drive deliverables to meet our collective goals.