Kerry gained his pharmaceutical manufacturing experience during his 28-year career with Merck. His career spanned the areas of Quality Operations, Audits & Inspections, Laboratory, Human Resources, and Learning & Development. More specifically, his responsibilities included quality management of laboratory assessment, site GMP lead auditor, FDA QSIT/Quality Management System manager, 5S coordinator, GMP trainer (annual, ongoing, new hire), OSHA regulations and Process Safety Management training, as well as internal and external public relations.
Kerry is a graduate of James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA (B.S. in Chemistry) and is an advanced Toastmaster. He has received qualifications and certifications in the areas of facilitation and training, including competency-based curricula. His past affiliations have included ASQ, ASTD, PDA, GMP-TEA, ASPI, and AQP. Kerry is the founder of Summit Consulting, Inc. and has been assisting firms in the areas of remediation and project management within the manufacturing and the laboratory functions for the past two years.