JR brings his 20 years of leadership in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry to INCOG as our VP of Quality.
Over the course of his career, JR has led quality assurance and technical functions at multiple organizations. He has participated in and completed multiple successful health authority (FDA, EMA, MHLW/PMDA, COFEPRIS, and Health Canada) inspections for both innovator companies and CDMOs. Before INCOG, JR held director-level positions at Piramal Pharma Solutions and Genentech, where he led teams responsible for quality assurance, compliance, and validation programs. He previously served in various management roles at Hospira, Cook Pharmica, and JM Hyde Consulting, including quality assurance, validation, technology transfers, analytical laboratory testing, and program management.
JR earned his bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and Biochemistry from the University of Colorado-Boulder and an MBA from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. He resides in Fishers, IN with his wife, two children, and three dogs. He is a huge Colorado sports fan, and enjoys movies, playing poker, and cooking all types of foods on his Big Green Egg.