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Lab Director of Operations
Lab and Operations

GarlanEnergetic Laboratory Director of Ops prepared to to lead the way

Relevant Skills

Driving commercialization, big-picture oriented, strong leadership abilities

Expertise Summary
  • Garlan is an energetic and entrepreneurial Laboratory Director of Operations and team leader with experience driving medical and cannabis products from R&D to bench scale to pilot scale and ultimately into multi-million-dollar commercial production.
  • Garlan has 15+ years of experience managing equipment qualification, process validation, and regulatory compliance and has planned, designed, and licensed multiple new facilities, including the selection and installation of new equipment.
    • He is fluent with pharmaceutical and cannabis business drivers to effectively work across organizations to drive commercialization in collaboration with R&D scientists, production personnel, and executives.
  • Garlan has expertise in process engineering, safety management, risk assessment, scheduling, and budget control.
    • He is a progress-oriented contributor who works effectively across organizational lines to drive big-picture objectives.
  • Garlan is also experienced in managing Cannabis extraction processing, Production Scale-up, Process Validation, FDA Compliance, QbD (Quality by Design), Process Engineering, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Quality Standards, Team Leadership, CFR Part 11, and Design Controls.

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