Chief of Staff
Ellen Thomas, Evofem Biosciences’ Chief of Staff, has over 30 years of professional experience in board management and corporate governance, healthcare communications, global operations, marketing, thought leader engagement, global meeting/conference event management, pharmaceutical sales, continuing medical education and management consulting. She joined Evofem in January 2013 and has worked for Saundra Pelletier since July 2009.
Prior to Evofem, Ms. Thomas spent six years in pharmaceutical sales with Eli Lilly & Company and ten years in private sector pharmaceutical consulting where she provided strategic oversight in the design and implementation of communications, marketing, scientific, and educational programs for multiple therapeutic teams at Pfizer, Eisai, Amgen, Roche, Organon, Pharmacia, Talecris, Quintiles, and Covance. Her therapeutic experience spans women’s reproductive health, CNS, anti-infectives, gastroenterology, anti-fungals, cardiology, smoking cessation, endocrinology, ophthalmology, oncology, and nephrology. She previously worked as a Peace Corps Volunteer for two and a half years in a rural health clinic in Niger, West Africa, and has consulted with International Planned Parenthood Federation.
Ms. Thomas holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan Technological University and a Master’s in Public Health from Columbia University in New York.