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Research professional with five years of experience acquired during ascent to management, starting at the bottom, with #46 research protocols under the belt.

My expertise developed through education and experience includes: Sustainable Solutions

Leading People and Teams

Serving Patients and Customers

Planning for the Future

Managing Technology and Innovations

Managing Clinical Employees Interviewing, Hiring, and Performing Reviews Data Collection, Verification, and Entry Managing Projects Training and Development Providing Supportive Management for Office Strategic Planning for Clinical Trials at Site Level Team Leadership Communication, Organization and Professionalism Working knowledge of GCP, ICH and FDA guidelines Creative Thinking and Problem Solving Contract and Budget Negotiations and Management


Clinical Research, Leadership, Problem-solving

Work experience

Apr 2008Present

Manager of Clinical Research

Senders Pediatrics

Manager of Clinical Research: June 2011 to Present Experience-46 protocols As head of the department, report directly to the CEO/President with 7 direct reports Prepare and maintain a research specific financial database including invoicing Participate as needed in Investigator Meetings. Work as the lead of the research team of a private pediatric practice for drug development in Phase II-IV studies to grow and maintain a clinical research program. Manage the overall departmental efforts by way of strategic planning. Manage the data quality assurance/quality control program and provide training to the research staff for error prevention. Conduct biweekly individual meetings with departmental staff and weekly staff meetings. Serve as a creative resource for source document and enrollment log creation. Manage the continuing training and development of new team members. Experience with audits including fastest enroller Sponsor audit, top enroller Sponsor audit, medidata audit, and top enroller FDA audit prep. Research Coordinator II: November 2009 to June 2011 Obtained Certification for Clinical Research Coordinator through ACRP. Created, reviewed, and edited source documents for completeness against study protocols. Ensured resolution of CRA follow-up letters within 5 business days. Oversaw and trained research coordinators and research assistants to ensure adherence to protocols, ethical standards and standard operating procedures Mentored research coordinators and research assistants to improve time management skills and prioritization Research Coordinator: April 2008 to November 2009 Ensured adherence to protocols, ethical standards and standard operating procedures Ensured the time management skills and prioritization to carry out a full assignment Phlebotomy, Data Entry, Documentation, Consenting, Regulatory, Quality Assurance, Back-up start-up and close-out duties Served as administrative and recruitment back-up to the research team.

Apr 2007Apr 2008


Soltis Construction Team

Worked father’s construction business to stay busy during applications, hospital volunteering and job search in Cleveland areas.

Aug 2007Nov 2007

Trainer - for the Election Day Technician

Cuyahoga County Board of Elections

Independently contracted for presidential election.Served as an initial contact point for election day technicians.Supervised a very diverse group of people with a focus on teaching them how to follow proper protocols.Walked technicians through a step-by-step process over the phone on election days.Adapted to very stressful situations and adopted changes in presentation materials.

Jul 2006Mar 2007

Office Manager

Dublin Family Vision Center

Managed as many as 12 staff members, coordinated marketing, updated practice pricings and educated staffCoordinated insurance audits with high passing rates Responsible for sale of ophthalmic optics

Sep 2000Jun 2006

Optometric Technician/Research & Purchasing Coordinator

The Ohio State University - College of Optometry

Served as liaison between optometric research of two studies while observing HIPAA practices.Spearheaded outreach programs, such as Access Health Columbus and preschool and elementary school vision screenings for optometry students.Coordinated clinic schedules for optometrists, staff, and optometry students.Organized participants in the research studies, entered data, consented, screened, and maintained supplies within budgets.


Apr 2009Present

Masters of Business Administration

Western Governors University


Oct 2010Present

Certified Clinical Research Coordinator