Elaine Lehecka Pratt, President, Lehecka Pratt Associates, Inc.
Elaine Lehecka Pratt is president of Lehecka Pratt Associates, Inc., a consultancy specializing in pharmaceutical regulatory compliance training. She is also an Industry Professor in Stevens Institute of Technology’s Graduate School of Engineering and Science program in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing where she is the recipient of the 2016 Provost’s Award for Online Teaching Excellence. An experienced public speaker/technical trainer, she holds a B.S. degree from Ursinus College and a M.B.A. degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Before starting Lehecka Pratt Associates in 1986, she worked at Schering-Plough Corporation in production line supervision and as training manager, and served as one of the first presidents of the GMP Training and Education Association, as co-chair of the ASTD Pharmaceutical/Chemical Industry Group, and on the PMA Training and Education Resource Committee. She has published articles in Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharm Tech Japan, Controlled Environments, Journal of Pharmaceutical Innovation, Performance in Practice, and Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy. She is also a chapter author of Virtual Teams: Mastering the Art and Practice of Online Learning and Corporate Collaboration (Wiley, 2010). Always a popular presenter, she has spoken at national/international meetings of ASQ, ATD, PDA, PMA, GMP TEA, APhS, SME, ISPI, Pharm Tech and Interphex, and served on the planning committees for the PDA and GMP TEA Biennial Training Conferences.