Executive Leadership

Our team is comprised of experienced leaders who have successfully built and
managed growing, global businesses. From early-stage private to Fortune 500 listed companies,
our team has exceptional depth of leadership experience in pharmaceutical development,
manufacturing, and commercialization.

  • Healthcare Executive with extensive experience providing strategic and operational leadership for both large public corporations and private growth-stage companies
  • Deep domain expertise in sterile injectable pharmaceutical development, manufacturing, and commercialization
  • Expert at building high performing teams; advocate for patient safety, scientific discovery, and healthcare innovation
  • Accomplished leader with over 25 years of experience driving profitable growth through process transformation and strategic planning
  • Expert in M&A integration, risk management, financial controls, financial restructuring, and infrastructure/manufacturing process implementation
  • Skilled in leading all finance functions for both private growth-stage companies as well as multi-level, matrixed organizations
  • Executive with extensive experience in sterile injectable manufacturing technologies, drug delivery systems and containers, and pharmaceutical commercialization
  • Specific expertise in the development and manufacture of pharmaceuticals into flexible IV containers
  • Six Sigma trained process automation engineer and commercial innovator, holding four patents
  • Experienced Quality executive skilled in Pharmaceutical Development, Quality Management Systems, Validation, Quality Control and Regulatory Affairs
  • Extensive experience leading teams to successfully develop regulatory submissions for Medical Devices, Drug Products, Biologics, and Combination Products
  • Certified Quality Engineer, Regulatory Affairs Certification, Master of Business Administration
  • Expert builder of corporate and product brands with proven track record in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and healthcare industries
  • Specializes in innovative go-to-market strategies and creation of differentiated value propositions to drive market adoption
  • Leverages creative agency leadership experience to deliver innovative marketing programs with measurable impact
  • Operations leader with extensive experience in manufacturing operations, engineering, and facilities management in the CDMO market segment
  • Specific expertise in building, staffing, and managing multiple cGMP manufacturing facilities across the United States
  • Trained as a mechanical engineer and earned an advanced degree in management of technology
  • Expert counsel with extensive experience handling all legal functions for start-up and early-stage pharmaceutical companies
  • Skilled litigator, negotiator, and manager of contracts, licenses, non-disclosure, and commercial agreements, including intellectual property
  • Licensed in Tennessee and California

Senior Leadership

From lab to launch, our team has formulation, testing and regulatory pathway expertise that can help successfully guide your project through every development and manufacturing milestone. Collective expertise, responsiveness, and accessibility sets the August Bio team apart.

  • Innovator and Generic drug launch experience
  • Trained bench chemist, experienced leader in Quality/Operations, guiding clients from development to market
  • Unique customer-centric perspective having worked on both sides (as innovator and CDMO)
  • Strong technical background and experience in delivering large, complex Life Science and Biopharmaceutical projects
  • Transforms vague concepts into actionable plans and outcomes using PMI and Six Sigma Lean Manufacturing methodologies
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Extensive background in Validation, Quality Assurance, and Quality Control
  • Led and managed Quality teams for many leading biopharmaceutical companies
  • Skilled in Six Sigma process improvement techniques and project management methodologies
  • Expert in Liquid chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS) and Gas-chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)
  • Extensive experience in analytical development and extractables/leachables programs
  • Multi-lingual, has lived and worked in Europe and US in various biopharmaceutical roles
  • Experienced operations leader with expertise in equipment validation, risk assessment and mitigation, new technology introduction and process improvement
  • Lean Six Sigma White Belt and Project Management Professional (PMP) certified
  • Holds two patents for product design (US 10,669,074 B2 (June 2, 2020) Dispenser for Dispensing Flowable Material; D628488 (Dec 7, 2010) Bottle)
  • Extensive cGMP Production, Validation and Quality experience
  • Depth of expertise in leading multi-discipline validation and metrology teams
  • “Licensed to Coach” management trained; people management certified