Chief Executive Officer
Penelope Przekop, MSQA, RQAP-GCP, partners with pharma and biotech companies of all sizes to develop risk-based strategic solutions for establishing (or enhancing) clinical and pharmacovigilance quality systems that support growth and ensure long-term compliance. She is a global GXP quality systems/assurance and regulatory compliance consultant with 25+ years of industry experience. Her areas of expertise include compliance strategy development, GxP quality systems and assurance, inspection readiness, and organizational training. She frequently conducts regulatory mock inspections and develops outcomes-based inspection readiness strategies. She has held leadership positions in both Big Pharma and CROs, including Novartis, Covance, Wyeth, and Johnson & Johnson as well as interim VP level and Chief Compliance Officer roles within the industry.
Ms. Przekop earned a BS degree in Biology from Louisiana State University and an MS degree in Quality Systems Engineering from Kennesaw State University and is also a graduate of the J&J/Smith College Customized Program for Women’s Leadership and the Rutgers University Senior Leadership Program for Professional Women.
She’s the author of Six Sigma for Business Excellence (McGraw-Hill) and frequently writes, speaks, mentors, and delivers training on industry quality and compliance topics. Her book, 5-Star Career (Productivity Press), launches in 2021.
PDC Pharma Strategy maintains an extensive network of highly experienced GxP quality and compliance professionals, including those with hard to find PV experience. Penelope Przekop, our CEO, has high standards and only works with industry professionals that she can personally vouch for in terms of the depth of their knowledge and the quality of their deliverables.
Phoebe Horak is a Registered, Board Certified Nurse who provides GCP quality and compliance consulting support to PDC clients. Phoebe earned her BS degree in Nursing from Penn State University. She is currently pursuing a graduate degree in Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs from the Temple University School of Pharmacy.
Valerie Przekop is a BS, Management Science & Engineering, and a BA, Psychology, candidate in the Stanford University Class of 2021. She has gained pharma industry inspection readiness experience working as a junior quality and compliance consultant supporting PDC clients. She has also served as a junior consultant in the pharma industry marketing space. She hopes to pursue a graduate degree at Stanford, where she will continue to compete for the Varsity Track and Field Team.
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