An experienced project manager with a degree in mechanical engineering, Bill provides expertise in the operations, quality and validation for manufacturing facilities. His thorough knowledge of highly technical life science processes makes him a valuable asset to a project team. Bill’s passion is helping start-ups succeed and he possesses the unique experience of having taken his own start-up through PAI with the FDA and launching a product commercially.
- Extensive hands on experience with biotech and cGMP facilities
- Owner permitting and planning for life sciences
- Commitment to operational start up and efficient facilities planning
In his nearly 25-year career, Bill has provided project management across a variety of specialties. His career has grown from systems design for the production environment to managing and overseeing design and construction projects in production facilities. He specialized in providing engineering oversight and ensuring operational efficiencies through device assembly and chemical handling. Most recently with DPS, Bill has steadily expanded his skill set to encompass all phases of a project from conceptual design through execution.
Senior Project Manager
Bill is uniquely experienced in providing project delivery for general manufacturing and GMP facilities. He brings an understanding of mechanical engineering and nuances in the production process for the life sciences sector. Bill’s experience in his own bio tech venture gives him the ability to truly understand the owner’s operational needs. His dedication and ability to communicate complex technical requirements help ensure the successful completion of projects for Hereva’s clients.
Education and Professional Activities
Project Management Professional Certification, Villanova University
HVAC System Design Certification, Northeastern University, Boston MA
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston MA
Bill has provided project scheduling, reporting and communications for life science projects for most of his career. He skillfully monitors and drives progress against timelines, budgets and deliverables. His experience with resourcing and interviewing candidates ensured that projects are appropriately staffed and have sufficient resources.
During Bill’s 13-year career at Genzyme, he progressed through the roles of Project Engineer, Project Manager and Capital Project Manager I, II and III. His projects ranged from facilities construction and expansion projects to lab upgrades and the installation of new equipment. This included converting 10,000 sf of existing R&D lab space to new Manufacturing space and the installation of two 60 Liter Bioreactor skids. He also managed the installation of a micro bulk nitrogen system and the associated distribution system throughout two R&D facilities. His facility, utility and process systems project management includes the installation and full validation (IQ, OQ, PQ) of RO/DI and WFI Still and distribution systems.
- Headquarters Relocation Project
- GMP Loading Dock
- Facility Asset Management Project
- Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Design, Validation and Roll-Out
- Histology Centralization Project