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MARTIN RADECKI

Sr. Partner and Managing Director
Our team of technical and regulatory compliance experts aligns with your unique needs to develop customized solutions and strategies that enable effective project execution to meet project milestones, regulatory compliance, approvals, and critical business objectives.
Martin Radecki, Sr. Partner and Managing Director

A Technical Operations Executive with over 17 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and molecular diagnostic industry in project engineering, Martin Radecki is an esteemed expert in supporting all stages of project lifecycles. A thoughtful leader, his vast experience ranges from planning, design and procurement to start-up, commissioning and qualification, technology transfer and validation with continuous monitoring and improvement.

Fluent in English and Polish, he understands the demands and growth potential of today’s global economy and is fluid in domestic and international markets. An active leader in defining new industry trends and guidelines, Martin drives best-in-class solutions, innovative strategies, and compatible solutions.

  • Responsible for cultural and organizational transformations, strategy for growth, long-range capital investment, strong operational foundations, and delivering significant value to stakeholders.
  • Builds and manages external and internal relationships across all levels of organizations.
  • Evaluates potential business opportunities and market demand to accelerate the expansion of premium technical solutions to enhance overall client value propositions.
  • Initiates new industry trends and guidelines in leveraging Commissioning into Qualification and participated in the review panel for the 2nd Edition of ISPE Baseline Guide Commissioning & Qualification available summer 2019.
  • Led VEQTOR’s successful implementation of C&Q Facility Expansion based on the ASTM E2500 guidelines and the 2nd Edition of ISPE Baseline Guide Commissioning & Qualification.
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CHRIS TYDUS

Sr. Partner and Managing Director
We founded VEQTOR because the Life Science Industry needs a partner that delivers great value through personalized services that focus on compliance, effectiveness, efficiency, and sustainability.
Christopher Tydus, Sr. Partner and Managing Director

An accomplished pharmaceutical and medical device professional, Christopher Tydus has over 19 years of experience managing and delivering compliance remediation, packaging serialization implantation, process improvements, commissioning and qualification, and validation services.

A leader in the Life Sciences, his practical understanding and application of process engineering and project management in implementing a complex variety of compliance efforts are highly valued. Additionally, his expertise encompasses balancing project schedules and the risk of non-compliance and technical aspects to meet business and regulatory requirements.

  • Leads daily operations and internal compliance programs including cultural and organizational transformations, strategy for growth, long-range capital investment, strong operational foundations, and delivers significant value to stakeholders.
  • Builds and manages external and internal relationships across all levels of organizations.
  • Evaluates project costs and schedules, oversees implantation of project.
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JODIE D’ANDREA

Head of Business Development & Strategic Alliances
My extensive technical background is fundamental to deliver the right talent and scenarios where clients and candidates have a strong mutual understanding and platform for critical growth and ongoing success.
Jodie D’Andrea, Head of Business Development & Strategic Alliances

Serving the biopharmaceutical and life science industry as an engineering professional for over 10 years, Jodie D’Andrea’s experience encompasses a variety of high-level managerial roles. She strongly believes that technological advancement is the result of a team effort and trusted business relationships founded through right action, keen observation, listening, and honesty with a focus on quality. Jodie’s proficiency to identify and create specific and lasting business solutions helps her continuously define custom services and highly valued solutions in direct collaboration with clients, consultants, and stakeholders.

  • Creates strategic alliances between VEQTOR and stakeholders through keen identification and development of mutually beneficial long-term relationships.
  • Evaluates potential business opportunities with market demand to accelerate the expansion of premium technical solutions.
  • Works directly with clients to generate proposals and source best-fit project teams.
  • Recognizes and mitigates significant risk to new projects and guides indelible objectives.
  • Develops and executes sales and marketing plans through innovative ideas and service offerings and enhances overall client value propositions.
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MARIBEL COLÓN

Sr. Director of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Compliance
VEQTOR is on the pulse of emerging industry trends and requirements that shape the industry. That’s what sets us apart. Our commitment to ongoing improvements that positively serve our clients and employees is best-in-class.
Maribel Colón, Sr. Director of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Compliance

A bilingual results-driven engineer with over 15 years of experience in the life science regulated field, Maribel Colón has worked with multiple fortune 500 companies in quality management systems and remediations, auditing, cGMP, ISO and FDA readiness, risk management, new process development, process improvement and lean manufacturing.

Her experience encompasses heavily regulated industries such as biotechnology, radiopharmaceutical, medical devices, APIs, the food industry and cosmetics/OTC in the U.S. and Latin America. She holds a Chemical Engineering degree with a concentration in Industrial Biotechnology; is a certified Lead Quality auditor and a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.

  • Experienced Lead auditor for different regulatory and standard bodies such as ISOs, CFR’s Parts 210/211, 820, and 700/710 with heavy experience providing support and training on audit readiness for GMPs and ISO certification to both the English and Spanish speaking market.
  • Keeps current on regulatory developments as well as evolving best practices in compliance control while ensuring that VEQTOR adheres to legal standards and in-house policies by enforcing regulations in all aspects and levels of business as well as providing guidance on quality assurance and compliance matters to clients.
  • Active participant in drafting and reviewing the new ASTM D37 Committee on Cannabis standards and identifying new services and opportunities for new industry trends.
  • Ensures that VEQTOR’s processes and services comply with standards at both national and international levels and acts as a catalyst for change and improvement in performance and quality management for clients.

SARAH MARUCCIA

Sr. Director Automation & Project Management
I apply my extensive experience in the biotech industry to skillfully design and integrate automation solutions tailored to optimize operations and achieve the highest standards of quality and utilize cost effective tools.
Sarah Maruccia, Sr. Director Automation & Project Management

With over 18 years of experience in Biotech and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Automation, Sarah Maruccia amassed a wide range of experience from small-scale facility startup to greenfield large-scale construction; including technical, strategic, and people management roles within Manufacturing and Automation. She’s exceptionally skilled at identifying business challenges to implement the right tactical solutions to achieve results. Sarah has an admirable track record of meeting project and corporate goals on time, in full, and under budget.

  • Builds and develops strong technical teams invested in implementing company standards while adhering to industry regulations.
  • Responsible for conceptualization, design, development, validation and execution of client C&Q Delta V projects utilizing ASTM E2500.
  • Evaluates key performance indicators, while creating quantifiable metrics to track milestones and success.
  • Collaborates with client partners to reduce costs and increase efficiency within project scope and timelines.
My business and accounting background combined with extensive administrative experiences provide a high level of service to current and prospective clients and employees.
Michael Szudy, Operations Manager

With a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Illinois, Michael Szudy brings over 12 years of administrative experience as an account and financial analyst. He effectively manages day-to-day business and HR operations and is instrumental in developing strategic operational activity and implementation of operational plans.

  • Improves, optimizes, and organizes operational systems, processes, and policies while maintaining administrative and accounting archives.
  • Administers payroll and employee benefits and organizational insurance.
  • Manages fiscal and legal documents, reviews and analyzes client contracts for exact billing and account resolution.
  • Reconciles monthly activity, generates year-end reports, and fulfills tax related requirements.

RACHEL LEGLER

Customer Development Specialist
As VEQTOR’s candidate-client liaison, my industry experience and scientific knowledge help me skillfully assess candidates and provide the resources that best fit our clients’ every need.
Rachel Legler, Customer Development Specialist

With over 10 years of industry experience in startups, commissioning and qualification, validation, and quality services, Rachel Legler has in-depth experience in leading cleaning validation efforts in large pharmaceutical expansion projects and aiding the startup and qualification of new manufacturing facilities and an analytical QC/R&D laboratory. An alumna of Purdue University, Rachel holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry specializing in Biology and is experienced in audit preparation and response and knowledgeable in regulatory requirements.

  • Works with clients to understand their needs to develop a long-term mutually beneficial working relationship.
  • Provides audit readiness and response preparation as well as root cause analysis and corrective action development and implementation.
  • Provides the pathway of communication between clients and candidates.
  • Communicates with candidates to understand their career goals, experience, and skills to best match available career opportunities.