Before G. Stone Connections, L.L.C., Gloria’s in-house experience included American Cyanamid Company, Burson-Marsteller and Novartis Oncology. During this time, she created and managed global communications, advocacy and external relations functions. After 25+ years in these kinds of roles, she established G. Stone Connections, L.L.C. to focus on communications, access and patient engagement.
As G. Stone Connections, L.L.C., Gloria has worked with more than two dozen clients – from global pharmaceutical companies to patient advocacy groups to communications and policy organizations. The approach to a project centers on identifying and implementing actions based on situational insights; and the scope ranges from developing communications and strategic materials and plans to crafting and facilitating workshops instilling patient engagement principles within organizations. Based on the clients’ needs, Gloria enlists specialized and expert consultants to get the job done.
Gloria is a member of the Drug Industry Association patient engagement committee, Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society, Global Health Council, Consortium of Universities for Global Health, Public Relations Society of America and a former board member of the NNJ chapter of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association. She has a B.A. in Communications, M.B.A. in Marketing and M.S. in Biology.