Bob Girondi

Bob Girondi worked in pharmaceutical marketing for more than 40 years.  His corporate experience includes Product Management and Senior Marketing Leadership positions with Wyeth (now Pfizer), Stuart, ICI Pharma, AstraMerck, Astra, and AstraZeneca.  He served on the agency side of the business with Dorland Advertising, and held Corporate Promotion and Primary Promotion Research Leadership positions with HCI and CMI/Compas. While he officially retired from full-time work in 2011, he continues to serve as Principal of his own Professional Pharmaceutical Marketing Consultancy.

Bob has served for 24 years as an Adjunct Professor/Strategic Marketing Planning, and as Executive-in-Residence/Health Sector Management Graduate Programs for three years, at Temple University.  He is a past-President of the Healthcare Marketing and Communications Council (HMCC), served on the MM&M Advisory Board, and currently serves on the PM360 Editorial Advisory Board.  Bob graduated from Villanova University, and has an MBA from Drexel University.

John F. Kamp, J.D., Ph.D.

Dr. John F. Kamp is Executive Director of the Coalition for Healthcare Communication, a medical marketing trade association with offices in New York City and Washington, D.C. He is also Consulting Counsel with the law firm Wiley Rein, LLP, and is a widely respected advocate for First Amendment rights of individuals and corporations. Kamp’s professional experience includes 10 years with the Washington, D.C., office of the American Association of Advertising Agencies and nearly a decade in public relations and policy positions at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), including four years as Director of Congressional and Public Affairs. Before moving to Washington, Dr. Kamp taught journalism and communication law at the University of Iowa and at Tulsa University.

Dr. Kamp speaks on ethical, legal, and policy issues on medical marketing. He serves on several advisory and editorial boards and has co-authored (with Wayne Pines) three books on compliance with FDA policy published by FDA News. He is a member of the bar in the District of Columbia and the United States Supreme Court. Dr. Kamp earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Notre Dame, his doctorate from the University of Iowa School of Mass Communications, and his juris doctorate at the University of Tulsa School of Law.

Peg Dougherty Marcus, CMP

Peg Dougherty Marcus, CMP, started in the industry in October 1973 as a junior account executive at Dean L. Burdick Associates in New York City. She joined Lavey/Wolff/Swift in May 1975, as an account executive, working at LWS until October 1984, when she left the company as Vice President, Director of Media. Peg went on to work with several meeting planning firms, then becoming the owner and C.E.O. of Custom Made Meetings and Conferences, Inc. The company is a full-service worldwide meeting planning company Peg started with her four sisters, originally with expertise in the healthcare industry. Peg is now retired, though the company continues with a specialty in doing business in the UAE and the Middle East.

Peg co-founded the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) in 1977 to further the advancement and impact of women in healthcare worldwide. She served as the past President from 1979-1982. She also continues to serve as Advisor to HBA National and Regional Chapters. Peg volunteered at Mayor Joseph Fern Elementary School in Honolulu, Hawaii, for eight years, receiving recognition and accolades from several area politicians for her work.

Marty McNamara

Marty McNamara spent over 35 years in the pharmaceutical industry. He joined Pfizer in Product Management before switching to the agency side with stints at Lewis and Gilman in Philadelphia (two years), Sudler & Hennessey (seven years), and finally LLNS (which he joined in 1981 when it was Dorritie and Lyons). After 24 years, Marty retired as Senior Vice President, Director of Operations, at LLNS in 2005.

Marty is a 1963 graduate of Villanova University; he received an MBA from Columbia Business School in 1970.

Maureen Regan

Maureen Regan is a Healthcare Entrepreneur, Brand Builder, Marketer, and Mentor. She is the first woman to run a major healthcare agency, Lally McFarland & Pantello, in 1993. Maureen founded McCann Regan Campbell Ward, one of the fastest growing and most profitable agencies in the history of healthcare advertising. The agency launched ten "billion dollar plus" brands that are among the most notable in the industry, with a roster of clients that included Allergan, Alexion, Amgen, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Daiichi Sankyo, Genentech, Gilead, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Millennium, the Takeda Oncology Company, and Novartis.

Maureen was voted HBA "Woman of the Year" in 1997, an honor received by only 28 women over several decades. It is one of the most prestigious awards in the healthcare industry. Maureen has a B.S. in Nursing from Molloy College and an M.B.A. from Manhattan College.


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