I’m currently the manager of Facilities Compliance at Seattle Genetics in Bothell, WA. I manage a group that bridges the technical gap between the Facilities and QA. We help Facilities with deviation investigations, CAPA and change management. I also manage the functional group responsible for Equipment Qualifications.
Education: Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA. B.S. in Chemistry & Biology, published in the Journal of Chemical Education (Co-Authored with Dr. Susan Bell) for the development of a control charting laboratory exercise in Analytical chemistry, 1992 to 1996;
University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Swartz Biotechnology Internship, characterized antibiotic resistance of Staph. using PCR and Southern Blotting, summer, 1995;
Grossmont Community College, San Diego, CA. AA in Biology, 1992
Industry Experience: Assistant Quality Assurance Scientist & Validation Specialist, Bayer/Hollister-Stier Laboratories, Spokane WA, 1996 to 2001
Validation Specialist, Élan Corporation, Indianapolis, IN, 2002
Compliance Specialist/Manager of Manufacturing Compliance/Sr. QA GMP Compliance Specialist, ICOS Corp, now CMC ICOS Biologics, Bothell, WA, 2002 to 2009
Sr. Facilities Compliance Specialist from 2009 to 2012 and currently the Manager of Facilities Compliance at Seattle Genetics, Bothell, WA.
Awards/Certifications: Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) and Six Sigma Black Belt (CCSB) American Society for Quality (ASQ.