Women In Business

Lou Kennedy, owner and CEO of Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation: Keynote Speaker

Tuesday, May 23rd        Poinsett Club 

807 E Washington St, Greenville, SC


Women in Business provides a forum for professional women and women business
owners to mingle and network, share expertise and gain insight into new opportunities.

Join us for an exciting presentation with Keynote Speaker  
Lou Kennedy, President, Chief Executive Officer and Owner of Nephron
Pharmaceuticals Corporation. Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation
is a global leader in manufacturing generic respiratory medications and
 contract manufacturing. Nephron is located in Columbia, SC where all of
Nephron’s products are proudly Made in the USA!  

Mrs. Kennedy joined Nephron Pharmaceuticals in 2001, and accepted the position
 of President and Chief Executive Officer in September 2007. Having held a variety
of marketing and operational roles during her career; one notable achievement at
Nephron was creating a national sales force from the ground up, a rarity in the
pharmaceutical industry. In the years following, this helped Nephron Pharmaceuticals
grow by 300% and increased shipped product to one billion doses each of the last six years.

Nephron Pharmaceuticals recently opened a state of the art manufacturing facility
 in West Columbia, South Carolina. Mrs. Kennedy was at the forefront of this
 expansion, which opened in early June 2014.
Along with her husband Bill, Mrs. Kennedy helped establish the Kennedy Pharmacy
Innovation Center in conjunction with the USC School of Pharmacy. She serves on a
 variety of business and civic boards, including but not limited to, the South Carolina
 Chamber of Commerce, the National Bank of South Carolina (NBSC) Board
 (a division of Synovus), Columbia College Board of Trustees, South Carolina
 Manufacturers Alliance as well as the USC Athletic Department Board.
Lou and Bill Kennedy were named Ambassadors of the Year by the Greater
Columbia Chamber of Commerce in 2013. They also received the Lexington
 County Ambassador for Economic Development award in 2014. A graduate
of  the University of South Carolina’s College of Journalism with a Bachelor of
Arts degree, Mrs. Kennedy never shies from the opportunity to cheer on the Gamecocks!

Individual tickets $55     Table Sponsors  $350 

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