Dan Carey

Director, Quality Assurance Consultancy
Daniel Carey is the director of the Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) quality assurance (QA), scientific support and GLP/Good Clinical Practice (GCP) archiving solutions. With Quality Assurance Consultancy for more than 25 years, he is currently responsible for the overall management and direction of the group and previously served as a senior consultant, archivist and radiation safety officer. His 30-year past and current professional experience covers all aspects of QA work under the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) regulations, plus FDA/International Council for Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH) Good Clinical Practices (GCP).  Additionally, Mr. Carey has a thorough understanding and proven track record of all study types (mammalian toxicology, ecotoxicology, biotechnology, analytical/bio-analytical chemistry, field trials, etc.) for regulatory submission. His GCP experience involves his work with contract research organizations (CROs) and as principal investigator (PI) for site qualification audits, study site audits, database audits, report audits, etc.

Prior to joining Quality Assurance Consultancy, Mr. Carey led a team of approximately 50 scientists and administrative personnel as the laboratory manager at Biospherics Inc., a well recognized CRO.  In this capacity, he was responsible for ensuring the laboratory provided analytical services to the pesticide industry as well as federal and state government agencies and various private companies.

Mr. Carey holds a B.S. degree from the University of Maryland.

Brian DeGeare

Senior Consultant, Quality Assurance and Scientific Support
As the senior consultant and quality assurance (QA) program manager, Brian DeGeare provides QA support for clients—covering all aspects of QA work under the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) regulations, plus FDA/International Council for Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH) Good Clinical Practices (GCP).  An accomplished specialist with the company for more than 12 years, Mr. DeGeare has more than 25 years of overall experience in QA.

Prior to joining Quality Assurance Consultancy, he was the Quality Assurance Unit (QAU) manager for a contract research organization (CRO) that conducted GLP field worker exposure studies and residue trials under EPA/GLP standards. Mr. DeGeare’s QA experience includes all study types (mammalian toxicology, ecotoxicology, biotechnology, analytical/bio-analytical chemistry, field trials, etc.) for regulatory submission.  His GCP experience involves CRO site qualification audits.

Mr. DeGeare is a military veteran, serving 10 years active duty in the United States Air Force.

Angela Psenicska

Senior Consultant and Manager, GLP/GCP Archive Facility
As a senior consultant and manager of the group’s Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)/Good Clinical Practice (GCP) archive facility, Angela Psenicska is responsible for the overall management of all archiving facilities.  A seasoned specialist, she has been with the company for more than 25 years. Her past and current quality assurance (QA) experience covers all aspects of QA work under the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) regulations, plus FDA/International Council for Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH) Good Clinical Practices (GCP).

With more than 30 years of overall experience in the scientific research area, Ms. Psenicska previously worked as a research technician for the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense.  She also has served as a QA auditor at Biospherics Inc. and Amvax, Inc. facitlities.  Additionally, she has been a Biological Safety Officer at Amvax, Inc.—responsible for the control of all biological organisms used in the company’s research and production facilities. Ms. Psenicska’s QA experience has included all study types (mammalian toxicology, ecotoxicology, biotechnology, analytical/bio-analytical chemistry, field trials, etc.) for regulatory submission. Her GCP experience involves her work with contract research organizations (CROs) and as principal investigator (PI) for site qualification audits, study site audits, database audits, report audits, etc.

She holds a B.S. degree from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.