Beaufort’s global team is composed of respected industry leaders who are passionate about their work and committed to providing our clients with the support they need to be successful. We combine scientific expertise and technical fluency with responsive program management and quality-focused client services.
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Chairman and CEO
As founding principal, Al provided the overall leadership and guidance that formed Beaufort’s go to market business strategy, value proposition and operating model. He continues to apply his more than 30 years of business management and operations experience to support Beaufort’s mission of delivering excellence and client-focused solutions.
President and COO
Clay joined Beaufort in 2010 to lead Beaufort’s global operations and drive innovation and excellence across all business functions and client engagement activities. With a deep knowledge of the contract research industry, she provides strategic leadership, programmatic guidance, and executive support to help consistently develop and deliver successful solutions for clients.
Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer
Schuyler has over four decades of life sciences industry experience and brings deep knowledge and insights into the business and product development challenges facing Beaufort clients. Schuyler is responsible for assessing and managing new business opportunities as well as fostering ongoing client relationships that help drive their innovations forward.
John R. Wilson Jr., Ph.D.
Senior Vice President and Chief Quality Officer
John is a career life sciences thought leader with extensive experience in clinical research, regulatory compliance, and quality management. He is an innovator in designing and maintaining quality systems that align with GxP, FDA, EU and ISO standards, including Beaufort’s Clinical Monitoring Oversight services that provide sponsors with third-party assessments of CRO, CRA, and site performance.
Karin Hughes, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, Global Regulatory and Quality
Karin is a 20-year veteran of the in vitro diagnostic, biotech and life science industries with extensive experience in global regulatory strategy, quality system management and implementation, and clinical operations for a broad range of programs and products. She leads a seasoned team of regulatory experts who provide clients with value-added scientific and strategic solutions aimed at successful market authorization to accelerate diagnostic commercialization and assure total product life cycle compliance.
Senior Vice President, Global Clinical Operations
Trish brings over three decades of leadership experience managing all aspects of global clinical operations spanning a broad range of research initiatives. Her passion and skill in building and leading highly effective and collaborative teams that deliver strategic, innovative, and seamlessly integrated solutions through all stages of the clinical development process.
Vice President, Business Services
Deb provides direction and guidance in building the capacity of the organization through effective human resource, cultural development, and business service activities. Deb leads and supports workforce planning, talent acquisition, onboarding, and retention, as well as policy development and benefits administration.
Vice President, Information Technology
Bill brings over 20 years of experience providing strategic leadership and technical direction in the management and implementation of information systems, infrastructure, and technology-enabled solutions that maximize performance, reliability, and security in support of client programs.
Senior Director, Biostatistics
Paula is responsible for overseeing all of Beaufort’s biostatistical solutions including strategic statistical consulting and programming. She is highly adept at developing and seamlessly integrating the most advanced statistical methods across clinical trial and data management processes to maximize insights and results for clients. Paula brings 25+ years of senior level experience leading statistical teams at a global diagnostic manufacturer.
Senior Director, Global Clinical Operations
Earl brings decades of demonstrated success in overseeing and managing clinical operations for an extensive range of global diagnostic manufacturers. His thoughtful and collaborative approach in leading multi-disciplinary teams helps deliver results-driven solutions that consistently meet client and program needs. Earl’s clinical experience includes Phase I-IV trials across a wide variety of therapeutic areas, IVD technologies, and intended use settings.
Janell Lopez, RN
Director, Clinical Data Management
Janelle provides direct oversight of our data management teams with a focus on delivering strategic and data-centric solutions across all program stages. Her expertise is in managing the entire data management lifecycle to maximize data integrity, quality, and consistency and ensure alignment with global regulatory requirements and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) standards.
Eric oversees the organization’s finance and accounting operations. He brings over 10 years of experience to his role of managing key financial systems and processes that support activities in service of our clients.
Director, Business Development
Jodi is a diagnostic industry expert and strategist who helps bridge business development and program implementation to create successful client engagements. She brings deep clinical operations experience and a track record of managing innovative programs across a wide range of intended use settings, technologies, therapeutic areas, and regulatory pathways.
Director, Clinical Operations
Linda has 20 years of clinical operations and client service experience and focuses on identifying and leading enterprise-wide process improvement activities that maximize business infrastructure and performance to better serve the needs of Beaufort clients. Her concentration is in on the research, design, and implementation of technologies and tools to drive continuous improvement and operational excellence across key service delivery areas.