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.”

Learn more about Waylon in our full press release.

Pearl Pathways selected to take part in Purdue Economic Gardening Program

Pearl Pathways is selected to collaborate with the Purdue Economic Gardening Program which is managed by the Purdue Center for Regional Development with funding provided from a gift from the Lilly Endowment Inc.

Using an entrepreneurial approach to promote business growth, the Purdue Economic Gardening Program provides tailored assistance to second-stage companies in defining core business strategies, delivering market intelligence, assisting in efforts to identify qualified leads, and contributing to the company’s leadership development.  In a highly collaborative partnership, Purdue works with the businesses to move through barriers and develop new methods for growth.

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Pearl Pathways hires Zac Unger

We are pleased to announce the hiring of Zac Unger as a Regulatory Analyst. Unger brings a strong blend of Information Technology (IT), document publishing, and software systems to the Pearl Pathways team. To read the full press release, click here.