PDA Midwest Chapter Election Results

For Immediate Release (Indianapolis, IN Nov 28, 2017) Congratulations to Mr. Mike Stires who was elected to the PDA Midwest Chapter board as a Member at Large. The PDA Midwest chapter board is responsible for the day to day operation of the chapter, and members at large, while members of the board, do not have specified duties but rather are assigned to serve on committees or undertake special projects at the direction of the chapter officers.

Mike is the site manager for Performance Validation’s Illinois group providing life science support to projects and clients from Southern Wisconsin to Kankakee, IL. Mike is a Principal Level Validation Engineer, and in this role he advise’s clients on best industry practices; define, plan and execute’s project work including research, evaluation, and/or solution development to achieve customer objectives; and lead project related functions defined by the customer in a manner that is consistent with the company’s values.

 

About Performance Validation:
About Performance Validation – Performance Validation has been serving the life science industries since 1988, and is a nationwide leader in providing commissioning, qualification, and validation services for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device manufacturers. We live by our Mission, which is to provide our clients with peace of mind, and we have been doing so for more than 25 years.

 

 

 

SC Bio Event

Press Release (Indianapolis, IN September 29, 2017) Performance Validation a member of SC BIO will be attending and exhibiting at the 2017 South Carolina Bio Annual Conference.  The conference will be held on October 24-26, 2017 at The Gilliard Center in Charleston, SC.

The conference will consist of networking sessions, addresses from local and state government officials, and panel discussions from CEOs and executives from life science companies with operations in South Carolina.  These top executives are leaders in innovation and advancement from pharmaceutical research and advanced medical device manufacturing to bio-materials, diagnostics, and health IT.  The conference includes an exhibition portion which will allow attendees to learn about life science research, innovation, and services from companies and organizations.  It will also showcase South Carolina’s expanding life science industry.

Rick Van Doel and Kimberly Lee will be representing Performance Validation at this event.

 

Dr. Rick Van Doel is a Principal Validation Specialist, an Owner of PV, and the President of Performance Validation. Rick will be available to answer your questions during the networking breaks. Alternatively, you can contact Rick directly via email to schedule a meeting.

 

 

 

 

Kimberly Lee is a Validation Engineer with Performance Validation. She is a member of PV’s Georgia team and a resident of Columbia, SC.  Have a question on commissioning, qualification or validation? Kimberly will be available to answer yourquestions during the networking breaks. Alternatively, you can contact Kimberly directly via email to schedule a meeting.

Performance Validation has been providing commissioning and qualification services for the life science industry since 1988 and has local resources in Columbia SC.  Examples of the types of projects Performance Validation has supported are available on the Projects Summary page of our website.

If you are attending the South Carolina Bio Annual Conference in beautiful Charleston, please stop by our booth and speak with Rick Van Doel and Kimberly Lee to see how Performance Validation can assist with current and future projects.

 

 

 

PV Joins GABio

For Immediate Release (Augusta, GA; October 1, 2017) Performance Validation has joined Georgia Bio (GABio). GABio conducts business and economic development activities; advocates on behalf of the industry on public policy matters; educates the public about the benefits of life sciences research and product development; and provides a network for the exchange of ideas, information and opportunities.  Georgia Bio’s mission is to advance the growth of Georgia’s life sciences industry and foster strategic partnerships that can create a healthier world.

About Georgia Bio:
Georgia Bio (GABio), founded in 1989, is a non-profit, membership-based organization that promotes the interests and growth of the life sciences industry.  Members include companies, universities, research institutions, government groups and other industry associations involved in discovery and application of life sciences products and related services that improve the health and well-being of people throughout the world.

About Performance Validation:
About Performance Validation – Performance Validation has been serving the life science industries since 1988, and is a nationwide leader in providing commissioning, qualification, and validation services for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device manufacturers. We live by our Mission, which is to provide our clients with peace of mind, and we have been doing so for more than 25 years.

Georgia Bio Event

Press Release (Indianapolis, IN Updated October 2, 2017)  Performance Validation (PV), a member of Georgia Bio, will be attending and exhibiting at the 2017 Georgia Bio Innovation Summit.  The conference will be held on October 24, 2017, 8:00am – 7:00pm, at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, GA.

This annual event is an opportunity for professionals from industry, academia, and government to discuss major issues and topics relevant to the life sciences.  The exhibition portion of the Summit will showcase the latest research, innovation, and services from companies, universities, and other organizations.  The summit will include breakout sessions featuring round table discussions with company executives, presentations from company investors, and discussions on research and innovation.  The conference will cover the span of life sciences sectors including biotech/pharma, medical devices, diagnostics, academic research, agricultural biotechnology, and healthcare IT.

Brian Larmon and John Underwood will be representing Performance Validation at this event.


  Brian is a Senior Validation Engineer and a certified project leader with Performance Validation.  He is a member of PV’s Georgia team and a resident of Columbia, SC.  Have a question on commissioning, qualification or validation? Brian will be available to answer your questions during the networking breaks. Alternatively, you can contact Brian directly via email to schedule a meeting.

 

 

 

Dr. Rick Van Doel is a Principal Validation Specialist, an Owner of PV, and the President of Performance Validation. Rick will be available to answer your questions during the networking breaks. Alternatively, you can contact Rick directly via email to schedule a meeting.

 

 

 

Performance Validation has been providing commissioning and qualification services for the life science industry since 1988 and has local resources in Augusta, GA and Columbia SC.  Examples of the types of projects Performance Validation has supported are available on the Projects Summary page of our website.

 

 

If you are attending the Georgia Bio Innovation Summit, please stop by our booth and speak with John Underwood and Brian Larmon to see how Performance Validation can assist you on your current and future projects.

See you at the GA Bio Event!

Jackie Eysol – Certified Quality Auditor

For Immediate Release (Indianapolis, Indiana August 22, 2017). Performance Validation (PV) is pleased to recognize Ms. Jackie Eysol’s certification as an American Society for Quality Certified Quality Auditor (CQA).

Jackie is a Senior Validation Engineer with Performance Validation.  A Senior Validation Engineer is responsible for demonstrating a sound knowledge, application, and proper implementation of technical, quality and scientific principles necessary to meet industry regulatory, and customer requirements with respect to commissioning, qualification, and Validation. As a CQA Jackie will also be responsible as a member of PV’s quality system to perform internal audits and to help the company meet its commitment to continuous improvement.

The Certified Quality Auditor is a professional who understands the standards and principles of auditing and the auditing techniques of examining, questioning, evaluating and reporting to determine a quality system’s adequacy and deficiencies. The Certified Quality Auditor analyzes all elements of a quality system and judges its degree of adherence to the criteria of industrial management and quality evaluation and control systems.  Certification is obtained by successfully completing a 150 question examination administered by the American Society for Quality.

Alex Whittaker – Certified Quality Auditor

For Immediate Release (Indianapolis, Indiana; July 21, 2017). 

Performance Validation is pleased to announce that Ms. Alex Whittaker has successfully completed certification as a Certified Quality Auditor.

Alex is a Validation Specialist with Performance Validation and is responsible to assist in the implementation, monitoring, and continuous improvement of our Quality Management System at a divisional level.

The Certified Quality Auditor is a professional who understands the standards and principles of auditing and the auditing techniques of examining, questioning, evaluating and reporting to determine a quality system’s adequacy and deficiencies. The Certified Quality Auditor analyzes all elements of a quality system and judges its degree of adherence to the criteria of industrial management and quality evaluation and control systems.  Certification is obtained by successfully completing a 150 question examination administered by the American Society for Quality.

PV Joins SCBio

For Immediate Release (Augusta, GA; May 17, 2017) Performance Validation has joined South Carolina Bio (SCBio), as an affiliate member of the organization. SCBio unites the industry’s major leaders, research institutions, and hundreds of smaller organizations and individuals in a common vision for healing, feeding, and fueling the world through life sciences. Affiliate members provide services to the life science industry.

About South Carolina Bio:
South Carolina Bio is a member-driven organization that advances South Carolina’s life science industry through collaboration, advocacy, resource support and powerful local, regional and national networks. These member organizations develop advanced medicines, vaccines, medical devices, diagnostics, equipment and bio agriculture. SCBIO members drive discovery, create therapies, relieve suffering and grow great companies.

About Performance Validation:
About Performance Validation – Performance Validation has been serving the life science industries since 1988, and is a nationwide leader in providing commissioning, qualification, and validation services for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device manufacturers. We live by our Mission, which is to provide our clients with peace of mind, and we have been doing so for more than 25 years.

Graduation – President of Performance Validation

For Immediate Release (Indianapolis, Indiana; May 1, 2017) Performance Validation, LLC is pleased to announce that on Saturday, April 29, 2017 Mr. Van Doel, President of Performance Validation received his Doctor of Philosophy degree from Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana.  You will notice that Dr. Van Doel is wearing a Red, White, and Blue cord to honor his military service.  Graduation, and awarding of this degree is the cumulation of 6-years of effort.  Dr. Van Doel’s dissertation title is “Exploring Stewardship Characteristics in Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Employee-Owned Companies”.  

The Indiana Wesleyan University’s Doctor of Philosophy with a major in Organizational Leadership is a blended program that includes both onsite and online coursework. IWU’s mission is to provide a Christ centered, innovative, and challenging doctoral program, which enables students to become accomplished in current knowledge, best practices, research, self-directed learning, and teaching.  Please join us in congratulating Dr. Van Doel on this achievement.

Regulatory Trends and Intelligence

PDA Midwest Chapter Meeting, Feb 2017 Regulatory Trends and Intelligence

(Indianapolis, Indiana, February 2017) Performance Validation will be attending and exhibiting at the PDA Midwest February 2017 Dinner Meeting. The meeting will be held on February 16, 2017 5:30 to 9 PM at the Crowne Plaza in Northbrook, IL.

The topic for the evening is Regulatory Trends and Intelligence. Regulated companies need to be aware of trends in the industry, especially ones that create 483s or warning letters. Join PDA for a dive into the recent documents and a trend analysis. The event will cover hot topics, as well as a question and answer session for audience members, Learn from other companies’ regulatory actions to prevent the same occurrence at your own. Specific topics include Sterilization, Logistics, Complaints and Deviations. The presenter is Oliver Yu, who has almost two decades of experience in Pharma industry analytics.
Mike Stires

Mike Stires will be representing Performance Validation at this event. Mike is an owner for Performance Validation and a Principal Validation Engineer responsible for oversight of all work originating out of PV’s Illinois office. Have a question on commissioning, qualification or validation? Mike and his team will be available to answer your questions during the networking breaks. Alternatively, you can contact Mike directly via email to schedule a meeting.

 

We hope to see you at the PDA Midwest February 2017 Dinner Meeting!

About Performance Validation – Performance Validation has been serving the life science industries since 1988, and is a nationwide leader in providing commissioning, qualification, and validation services for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device manufacturers. We live by our Mission, which is to provide our clients with peace of mind, and we have been doing so for more than 25 years.

Anaheim MD&M

Performance Validation will be attending the Anaheim MD&M Show, February 2017 in Anaheim, CA.  Maggie Scow, will be representing Performance Validation, LLC at this event.

maggieMaggie is a Senior Validation Engineer, and a Site Manager at one of our primary medical device customers.  Maggie manages our Medical Device support team who provides Verification, Validation, and Quality System Regulation support to PV’s medical device clients.  Have a question on the Quality System Regulations?  What to find out about what PV has been up to in the Medical Device space?  Maggie will be available to speak with you during the event.  Please contact Maggie directly via email to schedule a meeting!  We hope to see you at the Anaheim MD&M west show in February.

About Performance Validation – Performance Validation has been serving the life science industries since 1988, and is a nationwide leader in providing commissioning, qualification, and validation services for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device manufacturers. We live by our Mission, which is to provide our clients with peace of mind, and we have been doing so for more than 25 years.