Delta Bravo Artificial Intelligence, the leading Industrial Artificial Intelligence (AI) company, is thrilled to welcome Lou Kennedy to its Board of Directors. Lou Kennedy, the President, CEO, and Owner of Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation, brings a wealth of experience and expertise in business leadership and innovation to the Delta Bravo team. 

Lou Kennedy is widely recognized for her remarkable contributions to Nephron Pharmaceuticals, a certified woman-owned business that has seen unprecedented growth under her leadership. The company’s state-of-the-art pharmaceutical manufacturing plant in West Columbia now produces one billion doses of life-saving medication annually. Nephron Pharmaceuticals is also at the forefront of manufacturing opioid-free pain management drugs, demonstrating Kennedy’s commitment to delivering essential healthcare solutions. 

In 2022, Lou Kennedy announced a historic expansion with the establishment of Nephron Nitrile, a medical-grade nitrile glove production facility. This initiative represents an investment of over $100 million, creating 250 jobs in the Midlands region, contributing significantly to the local economy and supply chain resilience. 

Kennedy’s dedication to public service is evident through her appointment by Governor Henry McMaster to #acceleratesc, South Carolina’s COVID-19 advisory and recovery team, during the worldwide pandemic. She has also served as the past chair of SCbio, a statewide association promoting the life sciences industry, where she received the prestigious Pinnacle Award for her significant contributions to advancing life sciences in the state. 

Governor Nikki Haley recognized Lou Kennedy’s lifetime of outstanding service with South Carolina’s highest civilian honor, the Order of the Palmetto.  

Delta Bravo AI is excited to have Lou Kennedy join its Board of Directors, where her vast experience and visionary leadership will undoubtedly contribute to the company’s continued growth and success. Her appointment further strengthens Delta Bravo AI’s position in the artificial intelligence and predictive analytics industry. 

In welcoming Lou Kennedy, Rick Oppedisano, founder and CEO of Delta Bravo AI, said, “We are honored to have someone of Lou’s caliber on our Board of Directors. Like us, she is a visionary who sees the good manufacturing can do for humanity and the incredible impact of AI.  With roots solidly in place here in the great state of South Carolina, her track record of success and dedication to innovation aligns perfectly with our mission.” 


Headquartered in Rock Hill, South Carolina, Delta Bravo helps manufacturers turn data into Predictive Models that reduce downtime and waste while increasing quality and throughput. The company’s flagship product, the Delta Bravo platform, empowers rapid data transformation and offers several options for integrating machine learning and AI solutions into existing manufacturing processes and systems.  Delta Bravo has empowered greater operating margin and workforce readiness for customers like Rolls-Royce, AccuWeather, Nucor Steel, Toyota, Continental, Gulfstream and more since 2017.  For more information, please visit Delta Bravo’s website at

Ashley West, Delta Bravo