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Martin Long

PRESIDENT / CEO Board of Directors Member LinkedIn

With over 35 years in the life science industry, I have led businesses that provide the industry with products, software, and services to accelerate the discovery, development, and manufacture of life-saving new medicines. At PV, I enjoy seeing employees learning and developing new business skills and taking on more responsibility to maximize their career potential and add customer value.

I currently live in Zionsville with my wife, three college kids and two mini schnauzers. I enjoy most outdoor activities that include food and cars, and just being with family and friends.

Martin joined PV in 2021 as the President and CEO and articulates the path forward for the business to create wealth for employee-owners.

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Phil Burns

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER LinkedIn

As the CFO for PV for over twenty-six years, I’ve enjoyed watching the company evolve into what it is today. With being PV’s longest tenured employee, I understand the culture more than anyone. I enjoy getting to know each employee to serve them better so they can do their job more efficiently.

Anyone who knows me knows I am a huge sports fan and all about family! I have two grandsons that I can’t get enough of.

Phil joined Performance Validation in 1996 after 13 years in various public and private accounting positions. During his tenure as CFO, Phil has been responsible for maintaining the relationship with the finance elements of our customers and providing training and support to PV’s Senior Management Team, Site Managers, Project Leaders, and staff.

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Jolie Kinney

HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR LinkedIn

It is a privilege to be part of a team that executes services with integrity, demonstrates teamwork by providing solutions, and treats employees and customers alike with respect and professionalism. One of my goals at Performance Validation is to bring on board talented professionals, who share an employee-owner mindset, and offer our clients peace of mind they have come to know and trust. The best outcomes start with people and relationships which drives my passion for finding employees who will help clients succeed. 

Reading, being outdoors, and spending time with my husband and children bring meaning and fulfillment to my life. 

Jolie joined Performance Validation in 2011 and oversees the human capital function, including talent management, total rewards, policies and practices, as well as growth and development.

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John Underwood

Vice President of Services Delivery Board of Directors Member LinkedIn

With over 20 years of industry experience, I have been fortunate enough to experience all levels at PV. This allows me to mentor the team effectively and I enjoy seeing our Site Managers engage and build the necessary relationships with our clients. My top priority is to coach our SMEs to understand the client’s needs so the client feels comfortable and confident in our work.

In my free time, I like riding anything with two wheels, working on anything with a motor, fishing, and spending time with my family.

John joined Performance Validation in 1998 after serving six years in the U.S. Navy. During his tenure as Vice President of Services Delivery, John has provided services to the pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing industries. He has extensive experience in dry products, parenteral, facilities and utilities, API, and computer systems.

Brad Henry

Vice President of Services Products Board of Directors Member LinkedIn

With over 23 years of experience in the industry and at PV, I have delivered projects over a wide range of technologies. Through hard work and developing my career path here at PV, I have been able to work my way up from Division Director to Vice President in 2010, to Vice President of Services Products in 2023. It is extremely rewarding to be able to support and mentor new team members as they begin to develop their own skillset and learn the validation and commissioning industry.

I currently live in Shelbyville with my wife, two daughters, our papillon Willow, our many cats, and even chickens from time to time. I enjoy being outdoors, camping, hiking, backpacking, and watching my girls’ sports teams. And as a native Wisconsinite, I am an avid Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Brewers fan.

Brad joined Performance Validation in 1999 and has provided services to the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. He has extensive experience in dry products, parenteral, facilities and utilities, and in-vitro diagnostics.

Scott Council

Division Director – North Carolina LinkedIn

I have over 20 years of experience in engineering, manufacturing, and quality assurance. I have worked in various industries and throughout my career, I have developed a deep understanding of regulatory compliance, quality management systems, and project management.  

I live in Clayton, North Carolina with my wife, two girls and our two chihuahuas. When we are not playing with the puppies, we love spending time watching movies and visiting Wrightsville Beach and Bald Head Island. In my free time, I love spending a day wrenching on something in the garage and seeing the fruits of my labor when I am done. 

Scott joined PV in April 2023 as the Division Director for the North Carolina Hub. He has diverse experience in leadership roles in Pharma Manufacturing overseeing engineering and manufacturing projects and operations. 

Moa Feldenheimer

Marketing and Corporate Development Director LinkedIn

As a marketing professional with over 25 years of experience, I am passionate about driving results through marketing, strategy, and partnerships. I have worked in various roles, including magazine publishing, business development, innovation, and investments. In recent years, I have focused on the healthcare and life science sectors. 

My current role at PV allows me to leverage my expertise to drive the company’s growth by developing and implementing marketing strategies, mergers, and acquisitions.  

I currently live in Carmel, IN, with my wife and son. When not working, I enjoy spending time with my family, exploring new places, and experiencing different cultures. Our family loves to travel, and we are always looking for our next adventure. 

Moa joined PV in June 2022 as the Marketing and Corporate Development Director, focusing on growing the company through strategic planning and concentrating on mergers and acquisitions.  

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Donna Griffith

Director of Technical Services LinkedIn

With over 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry, I have dedicated my career to leading teams in Commissioning, Qualification, and Validation (CQV). My focus has always been on pioneering equipment management, quality control, and embracing innovative practices, such as Paperless Validation. I believe in the power of quality at every step to achieve excellence, a principle that aligns perfectly with Performance Validation’s values.

I live in North Carolina with my two children on our 18 AC farm. I love being outdoors, tending to our animals and my large garden.

Donna joined Performance Validation in 2024 as the Director of Technical Services. Her experience will help bridge client needs with the right solutions, expanding Performance Validations’ reach and providing clients with unmatched support.

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Melissa Walters

Quality Manager LinkedIn

Throughout my career, including my tenure at Performance Validation (PV), I have been recognized for my ability to build, train, and lead diverse teams, driven by a steadfast commitment to authenticity and excellence. I am driven by core values such as integrity, respect, growth, diligence, and proactive accountability. I find gratification in working alongside talented professionals to foster innovation, efficiency, and continual improvement in both internal processes and the services provided to our clients. 

In my free time, I enjoy reading both fiction and non-fiction, creating delicious and healthy recipes, being outdoors hiking, enjoying my family’s 100-acre property surrounding my Michigan home, camping with my husband and two boys and volunteering/applauding as my children participate in their extra-curricular activities.  

Melissa re-joined PV in 2022 as Quality Manager, building upon her previous 10-year tenure with the company from 2002 to 2012. Her expertise in Commissioning, Qualification, and Validation (CQV) within the pharmaceutical industry is extensive, covering dry and liquid products, parenterals, facilities and utilities, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API), and control systems. As a Certified Quality Auditor, Melissa’s deep-seated knowledge and experience are instrumental in sustaining, enhancing, and expanding PV’s reputation for delivering consistently high-quality services. 

Brad Henry

Vice President, Indiana Division Director - Brad has over 20 years of experience managing and executing CQV projects for the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. He has extensive experience in dry products, parenteral, facilities and utilities, and in-vitro diagnostics.

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Brad Henry

Vice President, Indiana Division Director - Brad has over 20 years of experience managing and executing CQV projects for the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. He has extensive experience in dry products, parenteral, facilities and utilities, and in-vitro diagnostics.

Schedule with Brad Henry