Chief Human Resources Officer, Aeras
Wendy Penry, SHRM-SCP is a seasoned Human Resources executive who has worked in the life sciences industry for nearly 20 years. She has experienced the highs and lows that are naturally part of the R&D life cycle, and has gained perspective on what it takes to be successful in this environment. She is currently the Chief HR Officer at Aeras, an international nonprofit biotech advancing tuberculosis vaccines for the world. Her passion is building a strong culture that supports the strategy and helps employees reach their potential. Wendy earned her Bachelor’s degree at Virginia Tech and her Master’s at the University of Maryland. She is a Senior Certified Professional (SCP) as designated by the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).