Shay is Atlantic Research Group’s Vice President, Operations and is responsible for refining organizational systems and process, reviewing and analyzing operational metrics and implementing new departments. As ARG continues to grow, she will be focused on deploying processes and utilizing systems that allow ARG to remain compliant with GCP but also be flexible to meet client’s needs. Prior to joining ARG, Shay served many roles in a large CRO including process improvement with a focus on technology, management of global clinical services, and clinical training. She is currently the President for the Central Virginia Chapter for ACRP (Association of Clinical Research Professionals). She is certified as a PMP (Project Manager Professional) with PMI (Project Management Institute) and as CRA with ACRP. Before clinical research, Shay worked as a medical technologist for outpatient services at University of Virginia Health Care after receiving her BS in Medical Technology from Mary Washington College/UVA.
Shay is focused on having ARG project teams that contain years of clinical research experience that can help clients navigate quickly and confidently through the development process. She wants ARG to be the company that can get the job done but also be the people you enjoy working with.