Meet the Life Sciences Pennsylvania Team

Christopher P. Molineaux

President & Chief Executive Officer
610.947.6800 x. 203

As president & CEO of Life Sciences Pennsylvania, Christopher Molineaux serves as the chief advocate and spokesman for the life sciences industry that calls Pennsylvania home.  Molineaux oversees the strategic direction for the association, assuring Life Sciences Pennsylvania continues to be the catalyst that makes Pennsylvania the top location for life sciences companies.

Molineaux brings to Life Sciences Pennsylvania more than 25 years of experience in the bio-pharmaceutical and health care industries, with front-line experience in developing and executing strategies to navigate a shifting economic and political environment.

Prior to joining Life Sciences Pennsylvania in September 2009, Molineaux served as worldwide vice president of pharmaceutical communications and public affairs for Johnson & Johnson.  He began his Johnson & Johnson career as vice president of corporate communications at Centocor in Malvern, PA, and was later promoted to vice president for communications of Johnson & Johnson’s global Biotechnology, Immunology & Oncology (B.I.O.) business unit.

Molineaux previously served as vice president of public affairs at the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA).  Prior to his role at PhRMA, he was vice president, communications and marketing at the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, developing public awareness and education strategies related to commercial and government payer systems.  Molineaux also worked as a public affairs executive for the federal Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Agriculture, and as a press officer on the White House staff of President George H. W. Bush.

In addition to leading Life Sciences Pennsylvania, Chris Molineaux serves as a Director of Aclaris Therapeutics, the Chester County Economic Development Council, and the Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board.  He also serves on the Advisory Boards of BioAgilytix of Durham, NC and St. John Vianney Church of Gladwyne, PA.

Karen DeLone

Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
610.947.6800 x. 210

Karen DeLone serves as the Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer for Life Sciences PA, overseeing member outreach, recruitment and programming throughout the year.  Karen is LSPA’s go-to contact for membership-related inquiries, including on boarding, objective-based sponsorship packages and targeted outreach.

Craig L. Tucker

Vice President, Policy & Public Affairs
610.947.6800 x. 205

Craig L. Tucker serves as the Vice President of Policy & Public Affairs for Life Sciences PA, overseeing the strategic direction for the association’s state and federal policy agendas, maintaining and securing new local, national and international partnerships, and assuring that the voices of LSPA member companies are heard in Harrisburg and Washington D.C.

Sophia Almy

Senior Director & Chief Administrative Officer
610.947.6800 x. 218

Kurt Imhof

Senior Director, Policy & Public Affairs
610.947.6800 x. 211

Laura Nikorawalla

Office Manager
610.947.6800 x. 201

Betty Pike

610.947.6800 x. 207

Patrick Hayakawa

Director, Member Relations
610.947.6800 x. 202

Paul Kornblith

Director, Western Pennsylvania

Anne Hart

Manager, Life Sciences Center
610.947.6800 x. 204

Lois Stephens

Membership Services Coordinator
610.947.6800 x. 209

Melissa Irwin

Programs Manager
610.947.6800 x. 208

Liz Murnane

Communications Coordinator
610.947.6800 x. 217

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