TAMAR JUNE, PRESIDENT & CEO, is an entrepreneur who has mastered the balance of technology, team leadership, and customer-focused business throughout her career. Joining the two co-founders of AssurX in 2000, she helped grow the organization from a lean startup to hundreds of thousands of worldwide users in companies across various markets. Before driving the strategy and direction of the business as CEO, Tamar served as Vice President of Strategic Marketing. She is a graduate of St. Joseph’s University and studied her MBA at the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. VIEW ON LINKEDIN
SAL LUCIDO,CO-FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT As Executive Vice President and Co-Founder of AssurX, Sal has been instrumental in defining and setting the product platform’s course and growing the company into a global market leader. As EVP and an unequivocal product evangelist, Sal is responsible for product strategy, alliances, and business development. He has 20+ years of experience in software development, product management and has received his M.S. and B.S. degrees in engineering. VIEW ON LINKEDIN
ERIC COOPER,VICE PRESIDENT Eric Cooper is responsible for strategic oversight and execution of product development, implementation solutions, customer enablement, and technology operations that meet the current and future needs of the AssurX organization. Eric oversees product roadmap execution, professional services, training services, validation services and IT operations in alignment with the AssurX company vision to design and deliver modernized world-class quality and compliance management solutions and services.
Eric has over 23 years’ experience in information technology with 15 years at AssurX where he was focused on platform development, implementation and training. He has held multiple management roles at AssurX and his extensive track record of technical and strategic leadership and hand-on expertise across multiple disciplines drives successful results for our customers.
Eric has a BA in Russian and East European Studies from the University of Michigan and a MS in Internet Technology from the University of Liverpool. He is also a former Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy. VIEW ON LINKEDIN
KATHRYN WAGNER, PRODUCT MANAGER FOR ENERGY & UTILITIES at AssurX, Inc. She is responsible for overseeing the development and evolution of product offerings for NERC compliance and related systems. Kathryn has worked extensively in complex environments in the energy sector, helping customers implement solutions for NERC and other quality and compliance requirements. She uses her practical knowledge of the complex regulatory landscape to enhance the AssurX offering continuously. Kathryn has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, an M.S. in Software Development & Management, and 25 years’ experience in manufacturing systems integration and compliance. For the last seven years, she has been focused on developing NERC compliance solutions that focus on reliability and resilience. VIEW ON LINKEDIN
ANTHONY A. PARISE, DIRECTOR OF PRODUCT MANAGEMENT, LIFE SCIENCE & MANUFACTURING at AssurX, Inc. Anthony is responsible for driving the strategy of AssurX product offerings for the life sciences and manufacturing industries. He combines QA/RA market trends, unique industry requirements, and regulatory practices. He translates them into prioritized product requirements, which are executed and released to meet our customers’ needs and achieve the company’s objectives for sales, customer adoption, growth, and market share. Anthony has over 25 years of expertise in quality assurance and regulatory compliance product development spanning the entire QA/RA ecology. Including post-market surveillance (EU MDR/FDA), CAPA, audits, supplier quality, risk management, validation, and enterprise system integration (PLM, LIMS, SAP, MES). He has contributed to countless articles, papers, and journals as a QA/RA subject matter expert and speaks on industry trends and best practices, including Quality 4.0 and Industry 4.0. Before joining AssurX, Anthony has held leadership management roles in the QMS space and long tenure with the vision care division of Johnson & Johnson. VIEW ON LINKEDIN
RANDY ROSE, DIRECTOR OF IT OPERATIONS is a technology visionary responsible for the design and performance of AssurX digital product and network engineering initiatives. With over 20 years of experience designing and implementing network technology solutions and architecture in multi-platform enterprise environments. As Director of Operations, Randy is responsible for the operation of the AssurX Private Cloud network and the AssurX corporate network. Randy collaborates with R&D, Professional Services, Product Management, and other key stakeholders to build an efficient, secure business environment for AssurX and a world-class cloud solution for AssurX customers. VIEW ON LINKEDIN
CHRIS ROBERTS, DIRECTOR OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES is responsible for providing project management and oversight for all customer implementation programs, from pre-sales through initial go-live, as well as all facets of AssurX technical support and customer training through the AssurX Academy. His objective is to manage successful projects that build modern quality and compliance management systems for our customers. Chris is highly versed in advanced custom configurations, global integrations, and complex workflows that align with customer requirements and industry best practices. Chris has been with AssurX since January 2008 and has over 20 years of experience in various information technology roles. Chris is a strong IT leader with extensive knowledge in system design, core application management, and impact analysis for system production changes. He is a Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt with expertise at improvement projects as defined by the IASSC Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Body of Knowledge™. Chris holds a Bachelors in Technical Management in Computer Information Systems from DeVry University. VIEW LINKEDIN
DAVID VADAS, VICE PRESIDENT, SPECIAL PROJECTS Dave joined AssurX in 2007, establishing and growing the professional services organization. His current role focuses on the management of strategic enterprise implementations of the AssurX system. Over his 36-year career, he has held leadership positions in product marketing, product engineering, business development, and solution delivery, covering a range of SCADA, CIM, MES, CMMS, and QMS systems deployed throughout Asia, Europe, and North America. Dave is an Engineering Cum Laude graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology, a member of the Pi Tau Sigma and SME societies, and an NYS intern professional engineer. VIEW ON LINKEDIN
MIKE SNOWGOLD, DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT is responsible for designing and developing the AssurX platform and related software solutions. He has over 20 years of software development expertise, including web technologies, hardware automation, and reporting systems. His background includes extensive experience in regulated industries such as banking and medical device. Mike joined AssurX in a professional services role, which has allowed him to cultivate a customer-focused development approach for the entire R&D team. VIEW ON LINKEDIN
TRACY ORLICK, DIRECTOR OF MARKETING Tracy is a seasoned marketing leader with over 20 years’ experience in B2B technology software and services. Tracy is responsible for overseeing the implementation and measurement of multi-channel strategies to drive and evolve the AssurX brand and increase visibility and market share. She collaborates with AssurX management to develop and maintain strategic programs that address the marketplace’s needs, the customer, and the organization. Before joining AssurX in 2017, Tracy held various marketing management and business development positions, where she developed and executed successful, innovative campaigns and strategies across product portfolios. Tracy holds a B.A. in Business Marketing from Kean University. VIEW ON LINKEDIN
PAUL FRICKE, DIRECTOR OF QUALITY Paul is responsible for the management of AssurX’s quality systems. During his 25+ years of quality management experience, he’s held leadership roles in quality project management, validation, supplier management, continuous improvement initiatives, and regulatory compliance. With a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the Loyola University of Chicago and 17 years of experience in the life sciences industry in quality, corporate cGMP compliance, internal auditing, validation, supplier management, and international regulatory compliance. Paul is an ASQ Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE) and Quality Auditor (CQA). VIEW ON LINKEDIN