phaseUp™ Life Sciences Firm Delivers Innovative Methodologies to Build High Performing Clinical Development Teams and Leadership for Outsourcing Success

Founded by industry executive Brenda Reese, phaseUp™ helps pharma, biotech, and CROs meet deliverables and lower costs while improving team engagement and retention.

Today marked the official launch of phaseUP™, a new life sciences leadership firm that is enabling clinical program outsourcing success by cultivating radical improvements in leadership, staff, and broader project team alignment.

Founded by award-winning pharma and biotech veteran executive Brenda Reese, phaseUP™ brings clients deep, broad and unique expertise in the intricacies of drug development and team development in both the commercial and operational aspects of the global life sciences industry.

Brenda Reese has a 20+ year track record for creating consistent and meaningful improvements in employee and team engagement, operational productivity, and financial performance in the CRO, pharma and biotech sectors. Click here for more information on Reese.

“We need a complete overhaul in how our industry is outsourcing and forming clinical development teams,” Reese explained. “Project teams must take the time to establish a solid foundation up front if they have any hope of a successful clinical program. phaseUP™ methodologies build cohesive teams and leaders who are connected, engaged, and committed to achieving team and broader organizational goals. Click here to watch a 2-minute video of Reese discussing one of the greatest challenges facing the life sciences industry.

phaseUP™ Methodologies – Building High Performing Teams and Leaders

Creating a foundation of trust, respect, a shared vision and commitment with the broader team is critical to the success of any clinical program. phaseUP™’s exclusive methodologies spark growth in leaders and foster team alignment by elevating insights, fostering inspiration and camaraderie. Clients can take advantage of phaseUP™ services together, or as individual modules… 

  • First90Days™ – The exclusive phaseUP™ First90Days™ program works with pharma/biotech teams and their outsourcing partners for the critical first 90 days of a clinical development program. First90Days™ cultivates a collaborative environment that sets up the team for success in even the most challenging circumstances to meet deliverables, reduce costs and improve engagement, satisfaction and retention.
  • Team Development – phaseUP™ engages every team member and elicits the commitment to achieve the client team’s potential – all within the context of the challenges facing the project, the team and each person’s individual role. phaseUP™ also offers team remediation.
  • Leadership/Executive Coaching – phaseUP™ provides a confidential sounding board for clients. Coaches work closely with clients’ executive leadership to identify strengths and areas for growth to optimize their performance and leadership. The result: higher motivation levels, more effective leadership, employee satisfaction and retention, and more flexible approaches to problem-solving and seizing opportunities.

About phaseUP™ 
phaseUP™ is a life sciences leadership development firm focused on igniting growth in leaders and cultivating alignment in teams, with an emphasis on clinical development teams. Our experienced team of coaches helps leaders, staff and teams achieve their professional, personal and organizational goals through the exclusive phaseUP™ system of elevating insight, identifying solutions and ongoing support. Visit for more information.


Brenda Reese, BSN, RN, Founder & President, phaseUP™

We need a complete overhaul in how the pharma/biotech industry is outsourcing and forming clinical development teams if they have any hope of a successful clinical program.