Penelope Przekop

Director of Quality Assurance

As Director of Quality Assurance at HITLAB , Penelope specializes in global quality systems. She has 20+ years of experience with expertise in quality systems evaluation, strategic planning and execution; process development, improvement and redesign; auditing/compliance; CAPA management; and organizational structure, metrics, and training/communication.

Prior to HITLAB, Penelope was Senior Director of Global Quality Assurance and Training at Theradex Systems. Prior to Theradex, she worked as the Director of Global Quality Management at Johnson & Johnson. In addition, she has worked in management or consultancy positions with companies such as Wyeth/Pfizer, Novartis, Covance Lilly, CenTrak, Archimedes, Vertex, Pfizer, and Daiichi. 

Penelope has a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Louisiana State University and an MS degree in Quality Systems Engineering from Southern Polytechnic State University. She is the author of Six Sigma for Business Excellence (McGraw-Hill) and is RQAP-GCP certified. 

Penelope is also the author of four novels and is a fine artist whose work is represented by galleries in the US, Europe and Central America.