Do you have a winning idea? Do you dream of taking that idea and turning it into a solid profitable business venture? Through stories about her own entrepreneur journey, Rose Cook (CEO of FlexPro, a Life Sciences project management consulting firm), shares insights and practical advice about how to start, build, and grow a successful enterprise. Her career started with 20 years in Fortune 100 companies before she left to start FlexPro. The award-winning firm, now in its 12th year, has a growing team of 40 employees, and serves clients ranging from emerging biotechs to Big Pharma.
Rose Cook is Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of The FlexPro Group, a Project Management consulting firm for the Life Sciences industry. She is responsible for the firm’s overall vision and strategy. With the firm’s strength in project execution, FlexPro has been instrumental in accelerating new product development and optimizing supply chains for pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical devices clients, ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies.
Since the company’s inception in 2008, FlexPro has been recognized 3 times nationally by Inc. Magazine as one of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies. The firm was also ranked in 2017, 2018 and 2019 as one of the Top 25 Management Consulting Firms by the Philadelphia Business Journal. FlexPro received in 2017 the Corporate Culture Award by Smart CEO, for fostering a creative, collaborative workplace culture to enhance performance and sustain a competitive advantage.
In 2017, Rose was chosen as a winner of the Enterprising Women of the Year Award by Enterprising Women magazine, based on revenue growth and community leadership in women’s entrepreneurship. She currently serves as President for the Alliance of Women Entrepreneurs, a non-profit organization focused on scaling high-growth women-founded businesses. She is also a volunteer mentor for PACT Mentor Connect, a Philadelphia-based organization of business leaders who provide coaching, connections and tools to emerging entrepreneurs.
Rose is a graduate of Rutgers University’s College of Engineering, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering, and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Prior to FlexPro, she held various technical and managerial positions in large corporations including Johnson & Johnson, Colgate-Palmolive, and Nabisco.
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August 27, 2019
August 27, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT*
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