HBA member Kara McCarthy Cleveland one of 40 Under 40 winner

Kara McCarthy Cleveland, a member of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) San Antonio chapter was recently selected as one of the 2011 40 Under 40 winners by the San Antonio Business Journal.

Kara McCarthy Cleveland, a member of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) San Antonio chapter was recently selected as one of the 2011 40 Under 40 winners by the San Antonio Business Journal.

Each year, the journal selects 40 exceptional individuals under the age of 40 who are making great strides in their professional careers and are contributing positively to the San Antonio community. Kara is the vice president and chief operational officer for EurekaConnect Research. She has more than 17 years experience in global healthcare, research and development and informatics. Kara has spent five years consulting and developing in-licensing collaborations within the biotechnology industry. Prior to this, Kara held the position of COO for Campath and as the director of program management at Genzyme during their acquisition of Ilex Oncology. Kara directed both oncology and non-oncology product business plan development and served as the co-chair of the Collaborative Global Product Team with Schering AG. Over the course of Kara's career, she has gained experience at all levels of clinical development and change management along with extensive skills in international business development and global team management. She received her nursing degree from the University of Kansas and is currently an Executive MBA 2013 candidate of the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

EurekaConnect provides support and services to biotech, pharmaceutical, high tech, venture capital firms and investment banks with an emphasis on expanding and advancing start-ups, alliances and collaborations. The company combines resource and tools that objectively identify individual and organizational strengths and weaknesses.

Please click here for a complete interview with Kara by Donna Tuttle in the San Antonio Business Journal.

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