Ron is a Senior Pharmaceutical Quality Consultant with more than 30 years experience. He has an accomplished record of developing and implementing innovative, pragmatic, and customer-focused value added Quality standards and systems for both prescription pharmaceuticals and consumer healthcare products worldwide.
Ron received his BS from Rutgers University in biochemistry and his MS and PhD in microbiology from Florida State University. After serving as a captain in the US Army and as assistant professor at the University of Florida, Ron started his pharmaceutical career with the Upjohn Pharmaceutical Company moving on to GlaxoSmithKline in a wide variety of domestic and international quality roles culminating in the VP of Quality role for the multi-billion dollar consumer healthcare worldwide. Consulting support has included both multi-national and start-up pharmaceutical companies.
Ron’s experience with domestic and global Quality and GXP compliance, together with Quality Systems and Organizational Assessment and transformation has positioned him as an effective agent for change. He has a proven record of successful progressive approaches to problem solving and consensus building. Ron is an innovative entrepreneur with uncompromising integrity. He effectively prioritizes the needs of customers, patients and regulators, with both highly ethical and cost competitively operations. He has been successful in leading multi-national cross-functional integration teams and implementing organizational changes. He has demonstrated success in designing, implementing and securing business support for Lean Six Sigma principles, adapting best-in-class benchmarking and system-based quality management programs. He is an effective advocate of quality-by-design principles for product manufacture and the use of smart metrics for performance.