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Workforce Roundtable Luncheon – Charleston SOLD OUT!


Companies and educational leaders will gather in person to network and share best practices for cultivating and retaining talent in South Carolina life sciences. Joining us in Charleston will be Jason Tremblay, Director of Manufacturing at Charles River Laboratories. Jason will share tips for developing a strong workforce focused on team development and involvement in continuous improvement.

Attendees will walk away with applicable tips to engage employees and secure a lasting talent pipeline for years to come.

This FREE event includes lunch.


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About our Guest Speaker:

Jason Tremblay, director of manufacturing, Charles River Laboratories. Jason joined Charles River Laboratories as a production engineer in 2014, and through many iterative projects and improvements became the Director of Manufacturing at the Charleston, South Carolina site. Jason’s role is responsible for oversight of day-to-day manufacturing operations, driving growth, efficiency, quality, personnel leadership and guaranteeing compliance to customer and regulatory requirements.  He is tasked strategic planning, continuous improvements and onboarding new products to support our growth and stability. Prior to joining Charles River, Jason spent 4 years at Rubbermaid Healthcare, a leader in telemedicine technology, and mobile solutions for the medical industry.  Before joining Rubbermaid, Jason worked in the industrial boiler industry on environmental controls projects.

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Tamia Sumpter

Tamia is a driven senior undergraduate Bioengineering student currently enrolled at Clemson University. With a strong foundation in her field, she has honed her skills through hands-on experience in research and development at Eli Lilly & Company. During her time in the ADME department, Tamia contributed significantly by working on siRNAs and their applications in finding In Vitro-In Vivo Correlation (IVIVC). Looking ahead, Tamia has set her sights on a promising career in law. She aspires to specialize in Intellectual Property Law, with a particular focus on serving as in-house counsel for leading medical device or pharmaceutical companies. Her enthusiasm for this role is palpable as she prepares to embark on her legal journey! She is also a proud member of the Omicron Phi chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., PEER Mentor for Clemson PEER/WiSE, and currently serves as the President of Clemson Bioengineering Organization (CBO). With her unique blend of scientific knowledge and legal interests, Tamia is poised to make a meaningful impact in the healthcare and life sciences industries.