Mar 4, 2018
Paula Brown Stafford and Lisa T. Grimes are two award-winning, c-suite executives who together have accumulated 60 plus years of work experience at the highest levels, 60 years of marriage, and raised four successful children. Collectively, they have managed more than 25,000 employees globally.
Paula recently retired as President, Clinical Development at QuintilesIMS and Lisa has served as President & CEO of PurThread Technologies. Although Paula and Lisa were fierce competitors 20 years ago, they eventually formed a friendship and now, as a team, speak to corporations and women’s groups on a number of topics, including Complementing Not Competing, Packing Your Potential, and The Juggling Act.
Paula Brown Stafford is a clinical researcher, business leader, and lecturer. She is a distinguished alumna at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she is also an Adjunct Professor. Previously she was president of clinical development at QuintilesIMS, a Fortune 500 company. She lives in Chapel Hill, NC with her husband and has two adult children.
Lisa T. Grimes is a business leader, coach and speaker. She has spent most of the last 30 years in healthcare and lifestyle start-ups where she has served as CEO of PurThread Technologies, InSite Clinical Trials and AcSentient. She loves to connect people and often does so through her work with non-profit organizations. She lives in Cary, NC with her husband and has two adult sons.
Together, Paula and Lisa founded Habergeon to help women achieve success, create balance, and experience fulfillment. They are dedicated to giving back and are donating a portion of all proceeds from book sales to some of their favorite charities.