Experienced clinical research associate joins Pearl IRB

Clinical Research Associate - New Hire - Masheka Fuqua - Pearl PathwaysPearl IRB is pleased to announce the hiring of Masheka Fuqua as a Clinical Research Associate (CRA) serving biopharmaceutical, medical device, and diagnostics companies. Fuqua brings over a decade of clinical research experience to Pearl Pathways, including the coordination, management, and submissions of clinical trial activity across many therapeutic areas of research.

Fuqua’s decade of industry experience involves roles within clinical and healthcare market research at other organizations including direct work with sponsors, sites, and clinical research organizations (CROs). Diana Caldwell, President and CEO, shares, “Masheka delivers strong, balanced, and uncompromising research administration skills with integrity and credibility… Our clients will benefit from her broad industry experience that encompasses all aspects of clinical research, from site to sponsor to CRO. We are thrilled to have Masheka join the team.”

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Experienced marketing and sales professional joins Pearl Pathways as first Texas hire

Waylon Wright Marketing and Sales Associate TexasPearl Pathways announces the hiring of Waylon Wright as a Marketing and Sales Associate serving to expand the company’s commercialization efforts. Wright brings a diverse set of skills to the Pearl team, with over four years of sales, management, and marketing experience across both startups and multi-national corporations. In previous roles, Wright drove sales in a business to business setting, focusing on prospecting, building relationships, personal marketing, and interacting with small business owners.

Wright is the first full-time employee in Texas for Pearl Pathways and, in addition to his broad marketing and sales support responsibilities, he will support regional development and outreach efforts in Texas. Diana Caldwell, President and CEO shares, “Waylon brings strong writing, communication, and leadership skills to our team and represents our first stronghold in the Texas marketplace… He has broad clinical work experience having also worked as a behavior analyst in an applied health setting. We are thrilled to have Waylon join the team.”

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Experienced project manager joins Pearl Pathways

shawn-knoppPearl Pathways is pleased to announce the hiring of Shawn Knopp, PhD as an Advisor serving medical device and biopharmaceutical life science companies.

Knopp brings to Pearl Pathways over 15 years of experience in multi-disciplinary life science roles including project management, product development, regulatory, engineering, and manufacturing.

Diana Caldwell, President and CEO shares, “Our clients will benefit from Shawn’s extensive leadership experience navigating a variety of regulatory compliance challenges in large multi-nationals and small startups… His past experience working as in independent consultant in the industry allows him to adapt to the dynamic needs of the biopharmaceutical and medical device companies we serve. We are so pleased to welcome Shawn to the team.”

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Experienced quality analyst joins Pearl Pathways

phillip-bishopPearl Pathways is excited to announce the hiring of Phillip Bishop as a quality analyst. Bishop will help the Pearl team serve medical device and biopharmaceutical companies. Bishop brings 13 years of quality control (QC) laboratory experience to the Pearl Pathways team and recently held leadership roles in a good manufacturing practice (GMP) compliant QC laboratory at a top-tier contract manufacturer of sterile products. Diana Caldwell, President and CEO shares, “Phillip brings strong quality, manufacturing, and technical expertise as well as a deep understanding of validation documentation to the Pearl team. Our clients will benefit from his vast knowledge of quality compliance and quality assurance systems, CAPA, multiple test methods, and pharmacopeial work.”

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Experienced mechanical engineer and life science project manager joins Pearl Pathways

michele-taylorPearl Pathways is excited to announce the hiring of Michele Taylor as a regulatory compliance analyst. Taylor will help the Pearl team serve medical device and biopharmaceutical life science companies.

Taylor brings 12 years of experience in Project Management in Life Sciences, Medical Device Product Development, and Manufacturing to the Pearl Pathways team. Diana Caldwell, President and CEO shares, “Michele brings strong engineering and manufacturing background to the Pearl team. Our clients will benefit from her product development experience and incredible project management skills… We are thrilled to have her join the team.”

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