Rick Andrew - Global Business Development Director of Water Systems, NSF International

Expertise:

  • Drinking Water Treatment

Professional Experience:

  • Operations Manager, Drinking Water Treatment Units, NSF International
  • Program Representative III, DWTU Certification Program, NSF International
  • Senior Chemist, Ann Arbor Tech Services

Educational Background:

  • MBA, University of Michigan
  • B.S., Honors Chemistry Program, University of Michigan

Tarik Bellahcene - Managing Director, Europe-Middle East-Africa (EMEA), NSF International

Expertise:

  • Hydraulic Engineering
  • International Management
  • Water Sector Product Certification
  • EMEA Business and Market Intelligence

Professional Experience:

  • Project Manager, Tractebel Suez Group
  • Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Educational Background:

  • MSc (Master in Applied Sciences) – Liège University
  • Executive Education (TGM) – INSEAD
  • Hydraulic Civil Engineer – Algiers University

Lori Bestervelt, Ph.D. - Executive Vice President & Chief Technical Officer and Vice President, Sustainability Division, NSF International

Expertise:

  • Laboratory Technical Operations
  • Toxicology
  • Microbiology
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Nutritional Biochemistry

Professional Experience:

  • Director of Toxicology, NSF International
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Pathology and Experimental Toxicology, Parke-Davis, Pharmaceutical Research Division
  • Postdoctoral Fellow/Lecturer, University of Michigan Department of Biochemistry
  • Research Assistant, University of Michigan Toxicology Division

Educational Background:

  • Ph.D., Toxicology, University of Michigan
  • M.S., Nutritional Biochemistry, University of Michigan
  • B.S., Microbiology/Immunology, University of Michigan

Jackie Bowen - General Manager, NSF International Agriculture and QAI (Quality Assurance International)

Expertise:

  • Organic Products and Industry
  • Organic Regulations

Professional Experience:

  • Standards Specialist, NSF International
  • Laboratory Technician, NSF International
  • Quality Assurance Laboratory Technician, Chem-Trend

Educational Background:

  • MPH, University of Michigan
  • M.S., Quality Engineering, Eastern Michigan University
  • B.S., Environmental Biology/Zoology, Michigan State University

Jeremy Brown - Sr. Technical Reviewer, Municipal Systems, NSF International

Expertise:

  • Plumbing
  • Water Distribution and Health Effects Criteria
  • Municipal Drinking Water Products
  • Pressure Rating Systems for Plastic Materials

Professional Experience:

  • Codes and Regulatory Manager, NSF International
  • Industrial Hygienist/Air Monitor, Probe Environmental

Educational Background:

  • B.A., Science, Central Michigan University

Thomas J. Bruursema - Director of Sustainability, NSF International

Expertise:

  • Sustainability

Professional Experience:

  • General Manager, Drinking Water Treatment Units, NSF International
  • General Manager, Environmental Research Services, NSF International
  • Program Manager, Biosafety Cabinetry and Laboratory Accreditation, NSF International
  • Senior Microbiologist, NSF International

Educational Background:

  • M.S., Biology, Eastern Michigan University
  • B.S., Medical Technology, Eastern Michigan University

Tom Chestnut - Vice President, Global Food Safety and Quality Division, NSF International and Vice President, NSF International Strategic Registrations (NSF-ISR)

Expertise:

  • Supply Chain Food Safety and Quality
  • Food Safety - Processing
  • Food Industry Audits/Consulting

Professional Experience:

  • Vice President, Supply Chain Food Safety and Quality Programs, NSF International
  • Vice President, Total Quality, Darden Restaurants
  • International Director, Product Safety and Quality, Darden Restaurants
  • Director, Quality Assurance, General Mills Restaurants
  • Director, Environmental Health, Coles County Health Department, Charleston, Illinois
  • Vice-Chair, 2000 Conference for Food Protection (CFP)
  • Member, CFP Executive Board 1998-2004

Educational Background:

  • Graduate Studies, Administration/Management, University of Illinois
  • B.S., Environmental Health, Illinois State University

Robert Donofrio, Ph.D. – Director of Applied Research Center, NSF International

Expertise:

  • Research and Development
  • Microbiology
  • Laboratory Technical Operations
  • Biotechnology

Professional Experience:

  • Director of Microbiology Lab, NSF International
  • Lead Microbiologist, BioRemedial Technologies, Inc
  • Adjunct Professor of Microbiology, Penn State University
  • Adjunct Professor of Biotechnology, Kent State University

Educational Background:

  • Ph.D. Microbiology, Michigan Technological University
  • M.S., Microbiology, Duquesne University
  • B.S., Biology, University of Dayton

Rocco Duran, Executive Director, NSF Health Sciences Pharma Biotech

Expertise:

  • Pharmaceutical Quality and Compliance
  • Pharmaceutical Technology and Operations
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceutical Practice and Regulations

Professional Experience:

  • Senior QA Executive, Global Quality Operations, AstraZeneca
  • Senior Director, Quality Assurance, AstraZeneca
  • Director, Quality Assurance, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Team Lead, Solid Dose Production Engineering and Manufacturing, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Process Development Scientist, Sandoz
  • Pharmaceutical Technologist, Warner Lambert-Parke Davis Division
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Supervisor, Warner Lambert- Parke Davis Division

Educational Background:

  • Business Administration and Management Program, Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • B.S., Honors, Pharmacy, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Robert Frayer - Director, Engineering Laboratory and Automotive Collision Replacement Certification Programs, NSF International

Expertise:

  • Engineering
  • Physical and Mechanical Testing

Professional Experience:

  • Director Research and Development, NTN Technical Center
  • Manager of Technical Center & Production Engineering Services, NTN Technical Center
  • Supervisor Mechanical Research, Federal Mogul
  • Research Engineer, Federal Mogul

Educational Background:

  • MBA, University of Michigan
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan

Maxine Fritz - Executive Vice President, NSF Health Sciences Pharma Biotech

Expertise:

  • Pharmaceuticals, Biotech and Biologics- Development to Post Commercialization
  • Regulatory Strategy – Pre and Post Submission
  • Regulatory Compliance- Auditing and Remediation
  • Quality Systems Implementation/Remediation and Auditing
  • FDA  Mock Inspections and Preparedness
  • GMP Training
  • Regulatory and Quality Due Diligence
  • Supplier Audits

Professional Experience:

  • Executive Vice President of the Pharmaceuticals and Biologics Practice, Becker & Associates Consulting, Inc.
  • President, MKF Consulting
  • Vice President, Quintiles
  • Senior Director Regulatory Compliance, Biogen Idec
  • Senior Manager Quality, IMS Health
  • Investigator, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Educational Background:

Mary Getz, Ph.D. – Vice President of Quality Systems, NSF Health Sciences Medical Devices

Expertise:

  • Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Combination Products
  • In Vitro Diagnostics
  •  Regulatory Compliance
  • Quality Systems

Professional Experience:

  • Director of Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences, Pricewaterhouse Coopers
  • Divisional Vice President, Quality and Compliance, Abbott Laboratories
  • Vice President, Quality and Regulatory Affairs, Quest Diagnostics
  • Vice President, Quality and Compliance, Biosense Webster
  • Vice President, Worldwide Quality and Compliance, Neutrogena
  • Director, Quality and Regulatory Affairs, Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical Drug Delivery Division
  • Director, Quality Systems, Janssen Pharmaceutica
  • Manager, Technical Support for National Quality Assurance, McNeil Consumer Products
  • Manager, National Microbiological Services, McNeil Consumer Products
  • Supervisor of Microbiology, Ortho Diagnostic Systems, Inc.

Educational Background:

  • Ph.D., Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Rutgers University
  • M.S.,   Bacteriology and Health Sciences, Wagner College
  • B.S.,   Bacteriology and Health Science, Wagner College

Ron Grimes – Manager of Environmental Health Programs

Expertise:

  • State and Local Regulatory Affairs
  • Environmental Health
  • Health Department Management
  • Association Management

Professional Experience:

  • Health Officer, Jackson County Health Department
  • Administrator of Environmental Health Services, Oakland County Health Department

Educational Background:

  • MPH, University of Michigan
  • B.S., Environmental Health, Indiana State University

Stan Hazan - Senior Director, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs

Expertise:

  • Federal Legislative Liaison
  • Federal Regulatory Affairs – FDA, EPA, CDC
  • Professional Associations Liaison
  • World Health Organization Liaison
  • Environmental and Public Health Education
  • Food Safety Training

Professional Experience:

  • Executive Director, NSF Training and Education
  • General Manager, Nonfood Compounds Registration Program, NSF International
  • General Manager, Drinking Water Treatment Chemicals and System Components Certifications, NSF International
  • Senior Director, Marketing and Business Development

Educational Background:

  • Certificate, International Food Law & Regulation, Michigan State University
  • MPH, University of Michigan
  • MBA, Marketing/Finance, University of Michigan
  • B.S. Chemistry/Biochemistry, University of Toronto

Elizabeth A. Jones, APR - Vice President, Global Marketing & Business Development, NSF International

Expertise:

  • Marketing
  • Business Development
  • Communications
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Corporate and Social Responsibility

Professional Experience:

  • Vice President, Global Marketing, NSF International
  • Vice President, Corporate Communications, Rockbridge Growth Equity 
  • Vice President, Corporate Communications, Quicken Loans
  • Captain (O-6), U.S. Navy/Navy Reserve, Retired
  • Vice President, Communications, Marketing and College Relations, Aquinas College

Educational Background:

  • MBA, New Hampshire College
  • Department of Defense Advanced Course in Communications, University of Oklahoma
  • B.B.A., Management and Marketing, St. Mary’s College

Nasrin Kashefi - General Manager, Plumbing Programs, NSF International

Expertise:

  • Plastic Piping
  • Water Distribution and Health Effects Criteria
  • Mechanical Plumbing
  • Pressure Rating System for Plastic Materials

Professional Experience:

  • Member of Hydrostatic Stress Board
  • Member of UPC Technical Committee
  • Vice Chair, ASTM F17 Subcommittee on Composites

Educational Background:

  • M.A., Organizational and Interpersonal Communication, Eastern Michigan University
  • B.A., Public Relations, College of Mass Communication Sciences

Chandana Kathuria - Chief Information Officer & Vice President, NSF International

Expertise:

  • Information Technology
  • Global Operations
  • Business Development

Professional Experience:

  • Business Leader, Discovery Research Informatics & Global Program Management and Discovery Technologies Program, Pfizer Global Research & Development
  • Director, Information Technology, NSF International
  • Product Development Manager, CSC Healthcare Group
  • Assistant Director, Information Technology, Michigan Peer Review Organization

Educational Background:

  • M.S., Computer Science and Engineering, University of Toledo
  • B.E., Electrical Engineering, Delhi College of Engineering

Kurt Kneen, Ph.D. - Vice President, NSF Global Laboratories

Expertise:

  • Chemistry
  • Mass Spectrometry

Professional Experience:

  • Technical Manager, Chemistry Laboratory, NSF International
  • Senior Chemist, Organic Laboratory, NSF International
  • Instructor, Michigan State University

Educational Background:

  • Ph.D., Analytical Chemistry, Michigan State University
  • B.A., Chemistry, Wittenberg University

Sarah Krol - Managing Director, Food Safety Product Division, NSF International

Expertise:

  • Quality Assurance
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • R&D and Product Testing
  • Consumer Products
  • Food and Environmental Safety

Professional Experience:

  • General Manager, Foodservice Equipment, Home Product Certification Programs and Private Label Assurance, NSF International
  • General Manager, Nonfood Compounds Registration Program, NSF International
  • Senior Quality Assurance Specialist, NSF International
  • Chemist, Parke Davis (now a division of Pfizer)

Educational Background:

  • B.S., Chemistry, Western Michigan University

John Lang, Ph.D., DABT - Executive Director, Regulatory Science and Product Safety, NSF Health Sciences Medical Devices

Expertise:

  • Medical Devices and Pharmaceutical Safety
  • Complex Medicines/Medical Devices and Combinations
  • Toxicology
  • Drug Metabolism

Professional Experience:

  • Chair, BSI Committee CH/194, Biological Evaluation of Medical Devices
  • Convener, ISO/TC 194 WG14 Material Characterization
  • Member, ISO/TC 229 Nanotechnologies WG3, Environment, Health & Safety
  • Liaison from ISO/TC 194 to ISO/TC 229
  • ·Founder Member and Consultant, YBCA
  • ·Managing Director and Owner, Medwise International Consultancy Ltd
  • ·Corporate Product Safety Assurance Manager, Smith & Nephew GRC
  • ·Head of Biology, Smith & Nephew GRC
  • ·Senior Research Scientist, Upjohn Limited  

Educational Background:

  • Eurotox Registered Toxicologist
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology
  • Ph.D., Medicine, Pharmacodynamics, ADME, University of Glasgow
  • BSc Hons, Biochemistry, University of Glasgow

Kevan P. Lawlor - President and Chief Executive Officer, NSF International

Expertise:

  • NSF Mission, Vision, History, and Range of Services
  • Role of NSF and Independent Testing and Certification
  • Systems Registration
  • Food Safety

Professional Experience:

  • President, NSF-International Strategic Registrations, Ltd.
  • Senior Vice President, Food Safety, NSF International
  • Senior Vice President and CFO, NSF International

Educational Background:

  • B.S., Finance, Pennsylvania State University
  • Harvard Business School Executive Education

Kerri LeVanseler, Ph.D. - Director, Chemistry Laboratory, NSF International

Expertise:

  • Analytical Chemistry (instrumentation, methods, test design)
  • Method Development (dietary supplements, organic and inorganic chemicals)
  • Regulatory requirements i.e. pesticides, food contact materials, Proposition 65, etc.

Professional Experience:

  • Senior Chemist, NSF International
  • Analytical Chemist, WaterTech
  • Director of Scientific Support, Diversey
  • Member of AOAC International
  • Member of the American Chemical Society

Educational Background:

  • Ph.D. Analytical Chemistry, Wayne State University
  • B.S. Chemistry, University of Michigan-Dearborn

Cheryl Luptowski - Public Information Officer and Home Safety Expert, NSF International

Expertise:

  • Drinking Water Safety
  • Food & Consumer Products Safety
  • General Consumer Public Health Issues

Professional Experience:

  • Former Michigan State-Certified Drinking Water Professional
  • Manager, NSF's Consumer Education Programs

Educational Background:

  • B.B.A., Cleary University

Martin Lush – President, NSF Health Sciences Pharma Biotech

Expertise:

  • Pharmaceuticals Manufacture, Testing and Quality Assurance
  • Troubleshooting, Problem Solving and Risk Management
  • Education and Organizational Change
  • Remediation/Crisis Management

Professional Experience:

  • Honorary Lecturer, School of Pharmacy, University of Strathclyde
  • Vice President, NSF Health Sciences
  • Senior Partner, NSF-DBA
  • Partner, David Begg Associates
  • Manufacturing Plant Manager, Astra Zeneca
  • Senior Microbiologist, National Health Service (England)
  • Senior Research Scientist, Procter & Gamble

Educational Background:

  • MSc, Medical Microbiology, St Mary’s Medical School, London
  • BSc, Medical Sciences, St Mary’s Medical School
  • Post Graduate Diploma, Quality Management, University Strathclyde, Glasgow
  • Fellow of the Institute of Biomedical Sciences

Clif McLellan - Vice President, Global Water Division, NSF International

Expertise:

  • Water Quality
  • Toxicology

Professional Experience:

  • Director of Toxicology, NSF International

Educational Background:

  • M.S., Toxicology, University of Michigan
  • B.S. , Chemistry, Eastern Michigan University

Elaine Messa – President, NSF Health Sciences Medical Devices

Expertise:

  • Medical Devices
  • Regulatory Compliance

Professional Experience:

  • Executive Vice President of the Medical Device Practice, Becker & Associates Consulting, Inc.
  • Chief Compliance Officer, The Spectranetics Corporation
  • Vice President, Medical Device Quality Systems, Quintiles
  • District Director, Los Angeles District, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Director Investigations, New Jersey District U.S. Food and Drug Administration Investigator, Philadelphia District U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Educational Background:

  • B.A., Political Science, University of Pittsburgh

Yvonne Middlefell, Executive Director Regulatory Affairs, NSF Health Sciences Medical Devices

Expertise:

  • Global Regulatory Affairs, IVDs, Medical Devices, OTC Products and Biologics
  • R&D
  • Agency and Industry Liaison
  • External Environment, RA Intelligence, RA Education/Training

Professional Experience:

  • Director Global Regulatory Affairs, LifeScan, Johnson & Johnson
  • Manager Global Regulatory Affairs, Bausch and Lomb
  • Regulatory Affairs Manager, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Johnson & Johnson

Educational Background:

  • B.A., Honors, Science/Technology/Management, The Open University
  • Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC)
  • Fellow, Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (FRAPS)

Jim Morris - Executive Director, NSF Health Sciences Pharma Biotech

Expertise:

  • Pharmaceutical Plant Operations
  • Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance
  • Sterile Products Manufacture
  • Human Error Prevention
  • Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Audits

Professional Experience:

  • Executive Director, NSF-DBA
  • Deputy Director, QA/QC and Regulatory Affairs, Massachusetts Biologic Labs
  • Director, Quality Assurance Parenteral Operations, Janssen-Cilag
  • Team Leader Quality Assurance, Pfizer

Educational Background:

  • B.S., Biological and Physical Sciences, Northwestern University
  • MBA / M.A., Economics – Industrial Operations, Boston University

Kurt Moyer – Director of Research, NSF Health Sciences Pharma Biotech

Expertise:

  • Bioanalysis
  • Extractables and Leachables
  • Method Development and Validation
  • Identification of Impurities and Metabolites
  • GLP/GMP Compliance

Professional Experience:

  • Director of Research, Pharmalytica Services, LLC
  • Senior Research Investigator, Sanofi Aventis
  • Research Scientist, DuPont Pharmaceutical Company

Educational Background:

  • Ph.D., Biochemistry, Villanova University
  • B.S., Chemistry, Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Andrew Papas, Ph.D. - Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, NSF Health Sciences Pharma Biotech

Expertise:

  • Biologics
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Combination Products
  • Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Control (CMC)

Professional Experience:

  • Director of Regulatory Affairs, Pharmaceutical and Biologics Practice, Becker & Associates Consulting, Inc.
  • Principal Consultant, ANP Consulting
  • Senior Director Regulatory Affairs, Shire Human Genetic Therapies (Shire)
  • Director Regulatory Affairs , Wyeth (Pfizer)
  • CMC Regulatory Affairs Manager,  Sepracor (Sunovion)
  • Scientist, U.S. FDA
  • Senior Manager, Polaroid

Educational Background:

  • Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Massachusetts
  • MBA, Boston University
  • B.A., Chemistry, Boston University

James Pink - Vice President, Europe, NSF Health Sciences Medical Devices

Expertise:

  • Medical Devices

Professional Experience:

  • Medical Device Lead Auditor and Senior Consultant, Pink Associates Ltd.
  • Head of Business Development, BSI Healthcare, EMEA
  • Lead Auditor / Product Specialist, BSI Healthcare, EMEA
  • Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, UK

Educational Background:

  • Executive MBA, Henley Management College
  • HND, Mechanical Engineering, Sheffield University

Robert Prevendar - Managing Director, Global Supply Chain Food Safety, NSF International

Expertise:

  • Public health and food safety, including experience with regulatory agencies and providing training, auditing, consulting for food companies worldwide

Professional Experience:

  • Director of Supply Chain Food Safety, NSF International
  • Managing Director of NSF Shanghai, overseeing NSF International’s operations in China

Educational Background:

  • MPH, Benedictine University
  • B.S., Environmental Health, Illinois State University

Ellen Martha Pritsch, Director of Business Operations, NSF Bioensaios

Expertise:

  • Project Management
  • New Business Development
  • Product Development
  • Engineering
  • Strategic Planning

Professional Experience:

  • Member, Board of Directors, ABES (Brazilian Sanitation Association)
  • Chief Operating Officer, CORSAN
  • Chief Operating Officer, SITEL
  • Chief Operating Officer, CIEL

Educational Background:

  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
  • Graduate Studies, Environmental Sanitation, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
  • Specialist in Environmental Toxicology, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

David Purkiss - General Manager, Municipal Water Products Program, NSF International

Expertise:

  • Drinking Water Treatment Chemicals and Media
  • Drinking Water Treatment and Distribution Equipment
  • Recreational Water Products

Professional Experience:

  • Managing Director, NSF-WRc
  • General Manager, NSF Drinking Water Additives

Educational Background:

  • B.S., Biochemistry, Michigan State University

James Scull - General Manager, NSF Health Sciences

Expertise:

  • Pharmaceuticals and Biologics
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Quality Systems

Professional Experience:

  • Executive Director & Managing Member, Pharmalytica Services LLC
  • Outsourcing Manager, Purdue Pharma
  • Research Scientist, DuPont Pharmaceuticals

Educational Background:

  • Ph.D., Analytical Chemistry, Villanova University

Luba Skibo, Executive Director, NSF Health Sciences Pharma Biotech

Expertise:

  • Regulatory Support and Compliance
  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • Emerging Markets
  • CMC (Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls)
  • Drugs, Biologics: for Human and Veterinary Use, New Products and Post-Approval Management

Professional Experience:

  • President, Skibo Regulatory Consulting
  • Regulatory Affairs Instructor, NSF-DBA
  • Head of Regulatory Affairs, Greer Laboratories
  • Director New Products and Business Development, Greer Laboratories
  • Head of Worldwide Regulatory Operations, Merial Limited
  • Head of Marketed Products, Merial Limited
  • Senior Manager-Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls, Pfizer

Educational Background:

  • M.S., Analytical Chemistry, City University of New York-Queens College
  • M.S., Honors, Agricultural Chemistry, Moscow University

Janeen Skutnik - Vice President, NSF Health Sciences Pharma Biotech

Expertise:

  • Quality Risk Management
  • Regulatory Affairs and Pharmaceutical Law
  • Pharmacopoeial Affairs and Standards
  • Pharmaceutical & Excipient cGMPs
  • Excipient and Raw Material Management

Professional Experience:

  • Director of Quality Strategy, Pfizer
  • Lead Representative, ICH Expert Working Groups Q3D and Q4B
  • Board Member and Chair, IPEC Foundation
  • Chair-Compendial Review Committee, IPEC-Americas
  • Member, Technical Leadership Committee, PhRMA
  • Manager, Compendial Affairs, Merck

Educational Background:

  • B.S., Chemistry, University of Connecticut

Blake Stark – Business Unit Manager, Water Treatment Chemicals and Filtration Media Programs, NSF International

Expertise:

  • Drinking Water Additives

Professional Experience:

  • Operations Manager, Water Treatment and Distribution Systems, NSF International
  • Sanitarian I, Lenawee County Health Department

Educational Background:

  • B.A., Earth Science, Adrian College

George Toscano – Senior Director of Quality Systems, NSF Health Sciences Pharma Biotech

Expertise:

  • Pharmaceuticals and Biologics
  • Quality Systems
  • Data Integrity
  • Laboratory Systems

Professional Experience:

  • Consultant, Becker & Associates Consulting, Inc.
  • President, George Toscano Consulting Inc.
  • Principal Consultant, Quintiles
  • Director, Quality Control and Research and Development, Propharma Inc
  • Director of Research, Mankuta Gallagher & Associates
  • Laboratory Manager, Propharma Inc.

Educational Background:

  • MBA., Florida Atlantic University
  • B.S., Biology, University of Central Florida

Richard Wedlich - Director of Quality Assurance, NSF Health Sciences Pharma Biotech

Expertise:

  • Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance
  • R&D in the Pharmaceutical, Chemical and Aerospace Industries

Professional Experience:

  • Principal and Co-Founder, Pharmalytica Services, LLC
  • Vice President and Executive Director of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs, Pharmalytica Services, LLC
  • Senior Engineer, Schering-Plough Research Institute
  • Senior Process Safety Specialist, Chilworth Technologies
  • Senior Research Chemist, Olin Corporation
  • Scientist, Lockheed Engineering, Management and Sciences Company (NASA WSTF)
  • Chemist, Organon Pharmaceuticals

Educational Background:

  • M.S., Chemistry, Marquette University
  • B.S., Chemistry, Ramapo College of New Jersey

Lisa Yakas - Senior Project Manager, Consumer Products Division, NSF International

Expertise:

  • Consumer Products
  • Food Science
  • Microbiology

Professional Experience:

  • Senior Microbiologist, NSF International
  • Food Scientist, Elopak, Inc.

Educational Background:

  • M.S. and B.S., Food Science, Purdue University