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Greg Spanel
President | GBA Companies BOD
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Greg joined GBA in 2017 as the Director of Compliance and Validation to lead GBA’s service offering for the Life Science industry. Greg is a proven, dynamic, growth-oriented leader with a history of organizing and developing successful business development and cross-functional teams.

Prior to joining GBA, Greg was with ProPharma Group and held multiple positions within the organization, including Director of Business Development and Marketing, Director of Operations – Central Region, Business Development Manager and Project Manager.

Greg has experience in Parentral, API’s and IVD / Medical Device manufacturing. He has worked for both manufacturing and consulting companies before joining ProPharma Group. His areas of expertise include Quality Assurance, Sterile Manufacturing, Project Management, Technology Transfer, Commissioning and Qualification, Process Validation and Risk Management.

Prior to joining ProPharma Group, Greg was the Quality Assurance / Validation Manager for Serologicals Corporation at its biomanufacturing facilities in Lawrence, Kansas and Kankakee, Illinois. He managed the startup, quality assurance and validation efforts for the $33MM greenfield facility in Lawrence and the day-to-day quality assurance and validation requirements at the Kankakee facility.

Before joining, Serologicals, Greg was a Validation Project Manager and Compliance Engineer for Wyeth BioPharma in St. Louis, Missouri. The Wyeth facility in St. Louis produced sterile injectable products. He provided commissioning and validation management, project management and quality remediation support for the facility and the $100MM production expansion. Greg also worked for Pharmacia and Upjohn in Kalamazoo, Michigan, as a Validation Project Manager for the active pharmaceutical ingredient manufacturing focus center. While at Pharmacia, Greg managed the development of a comprehensive validation program for the existing manufacturing facilities.

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  • Masters of Business Administration from Webster University
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Iowa State University
  • Advanced Management Skills Program from Mahler
  • Executive Development Program from Mahler
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