Lori Rae Chelemedos

Founder/Principal Consultant, Pac-Side LLC

Lori Chelemedos is the CEO and principal consultant at Pac-Side LLC, a management consulting firm specializing in regulatory compliance, quality systems and business process improvement projects in the pharmaceutical industry. Previously, she was the Associate Director of GxP Inspection Management at BioMarin partnering with senior leadership, middle management, and subject matter experts (SMEs) to prepare for and support Health Authority inspections. She also worked as a Technical Senior Manager in the Global Quality Inspection Management department at Roche/Genentech supporting the Americas, APAC, and Europe with Health Authority inspection readiness/execution including various process improvement projects. She also held roles at Roche/Genentech in IT, Production, and Quality either leading or participating in the improvement of business processes and technology. Prior to entering the biotechnology field, she held business process and technology roles in the semi-conductor, telecommunications, energy, shipping, and apparel industries with a focus on Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and Quality operations. Lori holds Master of Business Administration from Golden Gate University, a Certificate in Quality and Compliance from UC Berkeley, is trained in APICS, Lean, and Six Sigma, and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Business Administration at Golden Gate University in San Francisco.