Kristina Pumphrey is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) and a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. Her areas of expertise include process design, project management, potent compounds, and hazard analysis. Her process-focused background provides faster understanding of client processing and offers keen insight when recommending improvements for manufacturing environments. In her 14 years of experience, she has performed design, commissioning and qualification for chemical and biopharmaceutical projects. 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. In the last four years, Ms. Pumphrey has applied her process expertise to improve operations within the pharmaceutical industry and within her internal organization. An active ISPE member serving on the program committee in her local chapter, Ms. Pumphrey is currently authoring a white paper on the benefits of an Operations Improvement approach to lab planning.