Nephron Announces Hiring of Key ExecutivesMay 16, 2023
WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. – Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation today announced the new hiring of four key executives.
Nola Grant has joined as Chief Human Resources Officer, Min Ha joined as Chief of Quality, Rene Herrera takes on the role of Chief of Process Engineering and Monique Harvin has been selected as Director of Quality Compliance.
“The industry knowledge and experience among Min, Rene, Nola and Monique is unmatched,” said Nephron CEO and Owner Lou Kennedy. “The excellence, work ethic and leadership of our team continues to make me proud. I am confident they are equipped with all the tools needed to take Nephron to the next level.”
Nola Grant, Chief Human Resources Officer
Nola Grant brings more than 18 years of HR experience as she begins her role as chief human resources officer at Nephron. As the former executive director of human resources at Charter Communications, Grant was recognized as ranking in the top three percent of HR executives in the United States, while overseeing the largest call center in the nation. She is a member of The Society of Human Resource Management and serves on the board of directors for United Way. Grant earned her Master of Arts in human resources management from Webster University.
Min Ha, Chief of Quality
Min Ha has more than 20 years of experience in commercial and clinical aseptic pharmaceutical
manufacturing. Prior to Nephron, Ha worked as the director of clinical trial material and device quality at Avalyn Pharma providing quality and compliance oversight of pharmaceutical development manufacturing. He has served in senior leadership roles at SteadyMed Therapeutics, Mylan Global Respiratory Group and Mylan Specialty LP. Ha received his Bachelor of Science in microbiology from California Polytechnic State University.
Rene Herrera, Chief of Process Engineering
Rene Herrera joins Nephron with over 29 years of pharmaceutical industry experience. Before taking the role of chief of process engineering, Herrera served as the director of facilities and engineering at August Bioservices, where he was responsible for all automation and engineering activities, as well as the execution of capital projects. He has also held leadership positions in engineering at Curia Global, Colgate and Glenmark Pharmaceuticals. Herrera earned his Master of Science in automatic control from Cinvestav.
Monique Harvin, Director of Quality Compliance
As director of quality compliance, Monique Harvin oversees all business operations relating to compliance including policies, investments and procedures. Prior to joining the Nephron team, Harvin served as the director of respiratory care at Providence Health South Carolina, where she received the LifePoint Health Mercy Award for her efforts and positive impact on hospital patients and the community. She has held adjunct instructor positions at Webster University in Midlands Technical College. Harvin received her MBA in healthcare administration from South University.
A West Columbia, S.C.-based company, Nephron develops and produces safe, affordable generic inhalation solutions and suspension products. The company also operates an industry-leading 503B Outsourcing Facility division which produces pre-filled sterile syringes, luer-lock vials, IV bottles and IV bags for hospitals across America, in an effort to alleviate drug shortage needs. For more information, please visit www.nephronpharm.com.