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Name John
Phone 847-471-1343
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $175K +
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions VP R&D/CSO
New River Pharma/Shire
Blacksburg, VA
(Pharmaceuticals R&D)

Director, Core R&D
Abbott Laboratories
Abbott Park, IL
(Pharma/Health Care)

Director
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Princeton, NJ
(Pharmaceuticals)

Key Accomplishments Played key roles in several major product launches, Fosinopril, Entecavir, Taxol- 6 months ahead of time. Played critical roles for BMS achieving Best-in-class status for shortening the development time line (18-24 months to 6-8 months)

Built R&D organizations and leadership (hiring, developing people/talent, mentoring, and succession planning), facilitated the building of laboratories at all three places I worked. Starting with a nucleus of 2 people, I have built the dept of 35

Created a strategic outsourcing department at BMS, striking the right balance between internal vs. external development. Discovery process at New River Pharma that resulted in 3 leads for IND filing

A novel way of evaluation and assessment of outside IP and technologies resulted in a valuable acquisition. Introduced reagents stability studies, analytical specifications, performance and acceptance criteria for a globally compliant quality managem
Education / Skills Ph.D Organic Chemistry, IISc, India Post-Doc Research, Yale University, and at Emory University. Patents & Publications
Experience with small molecules and large molecules, Drug delivery, Life Cycle Management, CMC disciplines, formulation
I pick winners; right people, teams and projects. Natural bias for productivity and creativity. international experience
505(b)(2) Regulatory strategies, IND, NDA. DEA controlled substances. Well versed in CAPA related issues and measures

Name Confidential
Phone 630-313-9793
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $126K - $150K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Nuclear QMS Manager
Ruskin Company
IL
(HVAC/Architectural Pdcts)

Director Of Quality
Rapid Solutions Group / Janus
IL
(Printing & Fulfillment)

Director Of Quality
Skolnik Industries, Inc.
IL
(Nuclear/HazMat Containers)

Key Accomplishments An extensive management, engineering and quality background, with expertise in quality systems for nuclear, medical, automotive and general manufacturing, engineering, project development and implementation.

Developed, directed and implemented a variety of quality systems, surpassing regulatory and systemic requirements, incorporating continual improvement through Lean Enterprise tools.

Certified Nuclear Lead Auditor - Led and directed several quality audits (internal, supplier) and management representative for several customer and regulatory agency audits.

Developed and implemented a Manufacturing Excellence Program to incorporate quality improvement and cost reduction efforts in a multiple site organization saving over $3M in the first year. Mentored and developed staff to achieve and excel.
Education / Skills Mini-MBA, Loyola University Chicago Bachelor of Science in Technology Management, DeVry University, IL with pre/post-
Certified Nuclear Lead Auditor 10CFR50 App. B, NQA-1, 10CFR830 Sub. B, DOE O 414, 10CFR21. ISO 9001, ISO 13485, FDA cGMP
ASQ Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (in-prcs), Apollo Root Cause Analysis Practitioner, SME Certified Manufacturing Engineer
Strategic Management, Total Quality Management (TQM), Theory of Constraints, & Lean Enterprise, Toyota TPS and EI/CI

Name Brian
Phone 262-853-9755
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $175K +
State Wisconsin
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions President
Gamber-Johnson, LLC
Stevens Point, WI
(Rugged Mobility Equipment)

General Manager-VP
Schunk Graphite Technology
Menomonee Falls, WI
(Industrial Materials)

Key Accomplishments Aggressively managed expenses during economic downturn. Maintained positive bottom-line despite severe market contraction while reversing decline in market share and growing core business. Grew revenue by 25%+ in core business despite state budgets.

Recruited, developed and managed field sales team starting from scratch. Reruited, hired, trained and managed a total of 8 field sales plus 12 inside sales staff. Industries covered: auto, steel, power, paper, motors, appliances, power tools, etc.

Developed, planned and implemented strategic marketing plans. Plans provided focus and guidelines for continued sales and market share development yielding double-digit percentage sales growth year-after-year.

Drove sales increases of 10+% year-after-year in declining market. Managed a 26% sales increase 2006 to 2007 which was also 10% over budget. Utilized strategic, systematic sales methods. Sold to diverse markets: auto, steel, power, paper, motors.
Education / Skills MBA - UW- Milwaukee; BS - Chemistry, Math minor - UW - Madison and Whitewater
Proficient computer skills including MS Office products, Lotus Notes, ERP system.
Fluent in German.
Selected as one of 35 people from 6500 person organization to participate in company's Executive Development Progra

Name Mary Ellen
Phone 630-789-0986
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Consultant
Broad Spectrum Communications
Clarendon Hills, IL
(Communications,healthcare)

Director,Quality Assuranc
Vita Food Products
IL
(Food manufacturing )

Assistant Laboratory Dire
Doctor's Data Inc
IL
(clinical reference lab)

Key Accomplishments Led team to draft (from scratch) & finalize Quality plans, for 2 corporations incorporating regulations & corporate policies. Developed internal quality audits/improved external audit scores. Developed/delivered training for all levels.

Developed/administered survey for fast food company seeking the "voice of the customer". Findings were presented to upper management along with strategic recommendations

Asked to review clinical study testing efficacy of product (A) relative to competitor's (B); an abstract on the study had been previously rejected. Designed retrospective control group. Analyzed & reported data for A, B & C. Abstract accepted.

Identified unclear wording in a clinical (pediatric) protocol led to probing how inclusion criteria were set and data analyzed. Recommended criteria based on percentiles for growth parameters. Recommendation accepted.
Education / Skills PhD, biochemistry (The University of Chicago) MPH, community health science (Univ of IL School of Public Health)
MS, biology (Tufts University) BA, political science (Wellesley College)
Certifications: Weight Management (Adult; Childhood & Adolescent); Gerontology, Six Sigma Green Belt
Nutrition Credentials: RD, CNS, FACN

Name Confidential
Phone 847-452-2989
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $76K - $100K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Principal Engineer
PreTest Incorporated
Palatine, IL
(Testing of Electronic Prd)

Senior Test Engineer
Siemens
Buffalo Grove, IL
(Testing New Elec Products)

Systems Test Engineer
Fluid Management
Wheeling, IL
(Automated Paint Dispense)

Key Accomplishments Created test engineering software for 120VAC automated switch products that reduces the cost of utility bills for customers. Successfully finished five testers to build and test sustainable products.

Successfully completed two missions for aircraft surveillance reconnaissance systems using MIL-STD for Air Force. Infrared counter measure & surveillance systems for turret, F-16, F-18, A10 and AV8B aircraft projects were to reduce casualties.

Environmental project was accomplished for both the reduction of risk and liability for data collection workers.

Increased efficiency of wireless key fabs production line by 12.5% for Honda. Eliminated ESD problems & reduced cost of wireless circuit board. Other automotive industries included FORD, Chrysler and Cadillac.
Education / Skills Northern Illinois University BSEE; Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Trustee’s Honor List.
William Rainey Harper College C/C++ Programmers Certificate.
Green Belt Six Sigma Certificate, Pursuing Certifications in Microsoft SQL Server/Oracle database applications.
Received Professional Engineer license from the state of Illinois in 2004.

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