Jill Fenton and Derek Lundsten Join LTEN Advisory Council as PIP Members
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Posted by: Nannette Nolan
Roanoke, VA, December 22, 2015 - Jill Fenton and Derek Lundsten, two veteran life sciences training company leaders and LTEN members, have joined the LTEN Advisory Council. Both Fenton and Lundsten are Preferred Industry Partners who represent the issues and needs of LTEN supplier members.
The LTEN Advisory Council is a group of business leaders who support and help operationalize the LTEN Board of Directors initiatives and programs. Preferred Industry Partners, or PIPs, demonstrate commitment to LTEN through a yearly contract of support at various levels. As Advisory Council members, Fenton and Lundsten will work closely with Board members, giving them additional insight into LTEN operations.
Fenton is regarded as one of the life sciences industry’s leading experts on innovative and effective practices in workforce learning and development. She came to life sciences after serving in the U.S. Army as the first officer below the rank of captain to command a recruitment company. Currently the president of Quantum Learning, Inc., Fenton previously held positions with companies including Merck, HealthAnswers Learning, Educational Resource Systems and MXM Health & Learning.
Lundsten is CEO of Scrimmage and has been an LTEN member since 2011. He’s experienced at leading research, intelligence, technology and training firms focused on business development and client services, and serves on several advisory roles with start-up firms, along with facilitating respective business relationships and partnerships. Lundsten is a graduate of James Madison University with Bachelor of Science degrees in psychology and philosophy.
"Jill and Derek will be great additions to the LTEN Advisory Council,” said Dawn Brehm, executive director of LTEN. “Both have impressive records of leading their organizations, helping their clients meet objectives and working to develop talent in their organizations, in life sciences and in their communities. I know they’ll bring a lot of value to the Advisory Council and they’ll be valued voices for the PIP companies.”
The Life Sciences Trainers & Educators Network (www.L-TEN.org) is the only 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the professional goals of trainers and educators in the life sciences. Founded in 1971, LTEN has grown to over 1,400 individual members who work in pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostic companies.
For more information contact Nannette Nolan, LTEN director of marketing communications, at nnolan@L-TEN.org.