Beth Kroeger is a Technical Services Manager for the Life Sciences Division of STERIS Corporation. She currently provides global technical support related to process research cleaners, cleaning validation and critical environments and frequently speaks on these topics for the Institute of Validation Technology (IVT), United States Pharmacopeia (USP), Parenteral Drug Association (PDA), International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) and the National Institute for Bioprocessing Research (NiBRT). Beth has over 20 years of industry experience in Biopharmaceutical and Oral Solid Dose manufacturing operations. Her areas of expertise include large-scale Bioprocess systems and downstream operations including large-scale purification processing, viral removal, UF and final fill. Beth has held positions in R&D, Compliance, Cleaning Validation, Operations Management and as the manufacturing lead on a cross-functional team responsible for the scale-up and technical transfer of 4 biopharmaceuticals. She earned a B.S. in Biological Sciences from the University of Missouri, St. Louis.