Pharma Ed Resources—Big Enough to Matter, Small Enough to Care
Our Events Drive the Health Sciences Forward through Knowledge, Discovery & Innovation
Founded in 2006, Pharma Ed Resources provides current, market-driven training to meet your scientific, regulatory, technical, and operational needs. We have collaborated with over 500 companies and organizations to deliver some of the most informative conferences in the pharmaceutical, biotech, medicinal Cannabis, and medical device industries.
Our vision is clear and direct: Bring together leading researchers and key decision-makers from industry and academia and everyone profits. We cut through the noise and focus on the fundamentals—knowledge, discovery and innovation—enabling you to make informed strategic decisions and seize new market opportunities. Our events deliver interactive audience participation organized around a tightly focused topic, and efficient, reliable, highly targeted networking—at a cost well below our competitors. The result is a genuine learning experience and real business value. Pharma Ed Resources—Drive your science forward at a Pharma Ed event.
Meet Our Management Team
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Kim Hubbard founded Pharma Ed Resources in 2006 and currently serves as our President & CEO. She has over twenty years of experience producing training conferences in the Pharmaceutical and Biotech industries. She holds a B.S. in Business Administration, with a Minor in Women's Studies, from California State University-Northridge, and a J.D. from Nova Southeastern University. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Women's Business Council of Champaign (IL), and on the International Committee of the Champaign Rotary Club.
Born and raised in Boston, Mark Hubbard joined Pharma Ed Resources in 2009 and currently serves as our Vice President and CSO/Director of Research. Prior to joining Pharma Ed, Mark was Professor of History at Eastern Illinois University, with a research specialty in US politics, and the history of regulation and government institutions. He holds a B.A. in Anthropology and a Ph.D. in History, both from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He has published three books and over thirty peer-reviewed articles and reviews.
Director of Sales & Business Development
Born in Atlanta and raised in Champaign (IL), Pierre Viallant joined Pharma Ed Resources in 2019 and currently serves as our Business Development Manager. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Pepperdine University. He is also an accomplished Cellist who has performed at Carnegie Hall.
Marketing & Event Planning
Born and raised in Champaign (IL), Bre Kaput joined Pharma Ed Resources in 2023 as our marketing and event planning specialist. She is completing her B.S. in Business Administration (Marketing) at the University of Illinois, through the Parkland Pathways program. Bre is a passionate health and wellness entrepreneur who recently launched the juicing company, JuicyU. She is a member of the Lakota people, one of several Native American tribes that comprise the greater Sioux Nation.
Executive Administrative Assistant & Venue Planning
Born in San Diego and raised in Urbana (IL) and Phoenix, Ashley joined Pharma Ed Resources in 2021 and currently serves as Executive Administrative Assistant and Venue Planning. She holds an A.A. from Estrella Mountain Community College. She is a foodie and bulldog mom with an interest in e-commerce and creative writing.