Vice President, Advisory Service
Marie R. McDonald has 15 years of experience in the life sciences industry, primarily as a consulting business partner for biopharmaceutical and medical device companies. Her experience spans program and project planning, strategy, process design, training and change management. She has led or facilitated a wide range of projects, including process improvement and technology implementation, quality systems evaluation, solution design, and implementation, as well as regulatory remediation and compliance improvement. McDonald has authored articles and white papers and has shared her expertise as a speaker at professional conferences.
As a Vice President within Quintiles Advisory Services, McDonald is responsible for engagement delivery, people development, and expanding Quintiles’ consulting practice. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing at Shippensburg University and a master’s in Career and Technical Education from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA), and is the proud recipient of the HBA Rising Star Award and the Shippensburg University Outstanding Young Alumnus Award.