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Tim Mead, President of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum




PMI California Inland Empire (PMICIE) event is hosting a special evening with special evening with Tim Mead, President of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. 

This special PMICIE virtual event will be an in depth Q&A session where Tim will share his thoughts and experiences on career development, communications, and project management. 

Tim Mead, who has spent 40 years in baseball, is President of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located in Cooperstown, New York.

Mead was named to the position on June 24, 2019, and oversees the daily operation of the non-profit, educational institution, whose mission is to preserve history, honor excellence and connect generations.

The organization first opened in 1939 and today employs nearly 100 full-time staff members, welcoming an average of nearly 300,000 visitors annually and more than 17 million visitors since opening.

Before joining the Baseball Hall of Fame, Mead spent his entire baseball career with the Los Angeles Angels organization, including his final 22 years as the team’s Vice President of Communications. In that role, Mead oversaw the team’s media relations, publicity and broadcasting operations. Immediately prior, he served as Angels’ Assistant General Manager from 1994-97. Mead, who began his career as an intern in the Angels’ Public Relations department in 1980, was appointed Director of Media Relations in 1985 and assumed the role of Assistant Vice President of Media Relations in 1991.

During his tenure in Media Relations, Mead and his staff were responsible for the handling of media during the Angels' 1986, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2014 postseason appearances, the 1989 and 2010 All-Star Games at Angel Stadium and the Angels’ 2002 World Series Championship season.

Mead was the 2000 recipient of the prestigious Robert O. Fishel Award for Public Relations Excellence, awarded annually by Major League Baseball to an industry executive who excels in promoting the game. He was also honored in 2005 with the first Distinguished Alumnus Award for Athletics by his alma mater, California State Polytechnic University in Pomona. In 2012, Mead was recognized by the American Diabetes Association and the Orange County Father's Day Council as one of four Father of the Year recipients, an award bestowed to 100 men from across the nation who portray and epitomize family, citizenship, charity, civility and responsibility in their everyday lives.

Born in Athens, Greece, Mead is a 1980 graduate of Cal Poly in Pomona, Calif., with a Bachelor of Science degree in communications. A dedicated member of the Southern California community over the past four decades, he has served on the board of directors for the Ronald McDonald House in Orange, Calif., and assisted numerous charitable groups and programs, including Amigos de los Niños, the Sunburst Youth Academy and the Gang Reduction Intervention Program (GRIP). Mead has also served on the advisory committee for the sports management program at Long Beach State University and the Dean's advisory board for the College of Communications at Cal State Fullerton. He and his wife Carole have one son, Brandon.

Who should attend: Anyone
1 PDU:  2.0 Leadership










General Admission  

non-PMICE Member

 $10.00 (Enter Huddle for the Coupon)



About the Speakers:




Gul Dusi-Project Director at Linesight

Gul is the US West Coast Life Sciences lead for Linesight, and is a highly experienced Project Director with 20 years’ construction industry experience and wide-ranging, deep expertise in the pharmaceutical sector. Prior to joining Linesight in 2020, she held the position of Head of Design and Construction for Global Supply Chain (Manufacturing) at Edward Lifesciences, delivering complex programs across the US, Central America and Europe. Gul is a results-driven expert in her field, who champions a collaborative approach to problem-solving and delivering optimum outcomes. She has particular expertise in the medical device space, as well as biomanufacturing, and has most recently delivered a cutting-edge immunotherapy development facility on the East Coast.



Mandakini (Mandy) Sharma-Head Of Project Management at Lonza

Mandy started her career as a Process Scientist at Genentech in 2004 after a short stint at stem cell research at Stanford labs. She holds a master’s degree in Biotechnology from the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, followed by a Master’s degree in Genetics from Rutgers Medical School UMDNJ, New Jersey. After more than a decade of managing development projects, she got an opportunity to lead clinical programs in a cross-functional Project management role at Boehringer Ingelheim, Fremont, in 2016, where she also set up the Project Management group within the Quality Control division. She is currently the head of Program Management at Lonza Biologics.


Janet Wendorf-Senior Director Project Engineering at Bayer

Janet Wendorf leads the Project Engineering group at the Berkeley, CA site of Bayer. In her current role, she has responsibility for project engineering and management as well as the Biotech investment management portfolio.

She has had various engineering and scientific roles at Bayer and other life sciences companies, including roles in Commissioning & Qualification, strategic project planning, Manufacturing Sciences, and process engineering.

She has more than 15 years of experience and holds a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from UC Berkeley and a BS in chemical engineering from the University of Dayton (OH).


Crissy Tevis-Director TOPS Project Management at Biomarin

Mrs. Tevis has over 25 years of experience helping specialty chemical, industrial, high-tech, beverage, and biopharmaceutical companies realize the strategic and business benefits gained from the successful project and portfolio management.

Mrs. Tevis currently leads the Technical Operations Portfolio Management Office at BioMarin. Prior to joining BioMarin, she helped her consulting clients with planning and executing critical projects where time to market, achieving a launch date, or being ready for a major global event was essential to their business operations and strategic goals.



Dani Gilbert (Event Moderator), Associate Director, CMC Strategy and Program Management at Allakos Inc.

Dani Gilbert, PMP is currently the Associate Director, CMC Strategy and Program Management at Allakos Inc.

With experience in cell and gene therapy, medical device, biopharmaceuticals, and now biosimilars, Dani’s team mindset, focus on collaboration, and Tech Ops coordination fuels her mission to help orchestrate and bring much-needed medicines to patients efficiently.

Trained in Exotic Animal Training and Management, Biology, Stem Cells, Youth Professional Soccer Coaching, and a Project Management Professional Dani developed a set of best practices to enhance knowledge sharing for coordinating cross-functional partners and leadership, managing project risk, and evaluating success – concepts that work equally well with animals, soccer teams, and program teams.




Cancellation and No-Show Policy:

We regret that no refunds can be offered for non-attendance. If a registrant cannot attend, substitutions are welcome until 10 days before the event. The chapter reserves the right to not answer emails or phone calls on the day of the event


Type of category: VirtualSisterJointEvent

Type of activity: Leadership

Date: June 8th, 2021

Hour: 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Registration close date: June 8th, 2021

# of PDUs: 2