Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 14, 2013
Quorum Review IRB, an AAHRPP accredited ethics review board, today announced that they have appointed Tom Favillo to the position of Chief Operations Officer. Mr. Favillo brings to Quorum over 20 years of experience leading service operations and call centers. Mr. Favillo’s operational expertise will help Quorum identify and improve under-performing processes while increasing customer satisfaction and optimizing call center performance.
Quorum Review IRB was founded on the belief that an IRB could protect human participants without sacrificing a focus on customer service. As the IRB industry grew and changed, Quorum’s dedication to customer service became a defining characteristic of the organization within the industry. “Hiring a COO with a wealth of customer service experience is the logical progression in taking Quorum’s customer service to the next level,” says Cami Gearhart, Quorum’s CEO.
Prior to coming to Quorum, Mr. Favillo led operations groups and call centers for Sotto Wireless, Western Wireless and Arch Communications. “It is a pleasure to join an organization like Quorum Review,” says Mr. Favillo. “I'm very excited to be leading a talented group of customer service professionals as we strive for unrivaled customer service in this industry. I believe my experience optimizing customer facing processes and integrating operations with IT systems that enhance and expand service offerings will enable Quorum to achieve short-term benefits and long-term goals."
About Quorum Review
Quorum Review is an independent ethics review board fully accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP), and has been providing ethics review of drug and device trials since 1992. Quorum oversees research in accordance with U.S. and Canadian human research subject protection regulations and guidelines set forth by the International Committee on Harmonisation (ICH), and principles of the Belmont Report.
Quorum’s best-in-class service and support includes 14 Board meetings each week plus expedited review, 24 hour site review turnaround, 36 hour amendment review turnaround, a secure web portal, and Smart Forms for online submissions. Quorum’s full service offerings include full study review in the US and Canada, a specialized Phase I team, institution specific support, and unique processes for post-approval and registry studies.