Meet the Project Management Experts.

At Praxis, we break down barriers between departments and pave a path for all-encompassing solutions that make large scale organizational change possible. Within large organizations, our firm is skilled at identifying issues and road blocks that leave teams ineffective and under-performing.

We guide our clients through robust planning and work with them to develop meaningful solutions. We measure progress, drive issue resolution, and don’t stop until our client’s objectives have been achieved.

Kevin Wysocki

Kevin Wysocki, Managing Partner

Kevin has over fifteen years of experience assisting pharmaceutical companies with Life Science business process and information technology projects.

Prior to joining Praxis, Kevin worked for Mobius Management Systems, Inc., a leading provider of content management software.

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Deb Bartel

Deb Bartel, Partner, Computer System Validation Practice

Deb has nearly thirty years of experience leading quality assurance, validation, and technology initiatives.

Her expertise is building practical, effective approaches to meeting quality and compliance challenges by utilizing LEAN, continuous improvement, and risk-based processes.

Since becoming a part of Praxis in 2007, she has provided guidance to clients in the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, research, healthcare, and software industries.

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Joe Cunningham

Joe Cunningham, Partner, Business Development

Joe has more than 20 years’ experience helping Life Sciences companies accomplish their goals by listening to what it is they want to achieve and offering solutions by the way of project based work.

Prior to Praxis, Joe worked for Compliance Implementation Services, a provider of compliance solutions to the life sciences industry.

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Rob Turner, Ph.D.

Rob Turner, Ph.D., Partner, Capability and Competency Lead

Rob has over 15 years of experience specializing in R&D life sciences management consulting, program/project management, process optimization/metrics, communications/training, systems design/implementation, and designing unique solutions for business problems.

Rob has partnered with a wide array of clients across the R&D lifecycle - Drug Discovery, Pre-Clinical, Clinical Development, Global Medical Affairs, Quality Assurance, and Commercial.

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Meet the Team.

Our mission is to drive business change through unique methods and knowledge applied by experienced, dedicated experts. Our Associates are at the core of our business and the key to our success. If we field a team that isn’t invested in the mission, we fail.

Our Associates become embedded in the fabric of our engagements and care deeply about results. We bring creativity to the engagement while understanding the nuances of our clients. We take a personal stake in the process and the outcome, which allows us to become our clients’ trusted advisors.

Steve Gignilliat

Steve Gignilliat, West Coast Consulting Practice

Steve is a veteran project management professional who has been heavily involved in the establishment, deployment and management of pharmaceutical PMOs. He is particularly strong in large scale drug development projects, from Phase I to Phase III clinical trial stages, and PMO assessments. His background includes process improvement, supply chain, and functional assessments. Steve is also responsible for the Praxis west coast consulting practice.
Rodrigo Perez

Rodrigo Perez, CSV Manager

Rodrigo specializes in computer systems validation, process and equipment validation, for both medical device and pharmaceutical companies. He also trains professionals in computer system validation using a risk-based approach.
Aubrey Beck

Aubrey Beck, PMP

Aubrey partners with clients in Ethics and Compliance, Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Medical Affairs Materials Review and Pharmacovigilance / Safety. She has led the development of a PMO’s project and portfolio information system and multiple development projects for a generics pharmaceutical developer, as well as system implementation projects in Real World Evidence, Pharmaceutical Revenue Management, Quality, and Regulatory.
Ray Silvestri

Ray Silvestri, PMP

Ray specializes in business process improvement, project management and system implementation. He has experience in a variety of life sciences industries, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and medical imaging.
Egemen Gözoğlu

Egemen Gözoğlu, MBA, PMP

Egemen has led client engagements in pharmacovigilance, health economics and outcomes research, and quality assurance areas. In addition to his experience in the pharmaceutical industry, he has worked in defense and telecommunications industries.
Sonika Bojja-Bartula

Sonika Bojja-Bartula

Sonika is a seasoned case processing expert, technical writer and training content developer. She has Project Management experience in case processing data analytics.
Joseph C. Kim

Joseph C. Kim, MBA

Joe has industry experience in large scale drug development projects from Phase I to Phase IV, Post-Marketing Observational Studies and Medical Affairs studies. He has experience leading the design and implementation of risk-based monitoring (RBM) programs and enterprise implementation of big data analytics tools. Additionally, he has a decade of hands-on and leadership experience in the operations of a regulated environment.
Abbas Safaei

Abbas Safaei, PMP

Abbas has a background in process improvement, project management and business development consulting. He is a PhD candidate.
Naiem Sulaimanee

Naiem Sulaimanee

Naiem helps clients with business analyses, change management, and process analysis and improvement. He has led projects that encompass the entire product life cycle (R&D, manufacturing, distribution).
Jamie Morris

Jamie Morris, Marketing Manager

Jamie leads our marketing efforts, including Praxis' social media platforms, online presence and customer relationship management. She is based in Indianapolis.
Samantha Amerson

Samantha Amerson, Business Operations Manager

Sam manages the day-to-day business, finance and HR operations. She supports instructor-led and online training operations for our CSV Practice.
Connie Xu

Connie Xu, PMP

Connie has industry experience working in GMP environments, along with QA/QC, to drive successful FDA approvals. She has experience in quality audits, change control management, CAPA management and process improvement. Additionally, she is an MBA candidate.
Emilia Czyszczon

Emilia Czyszczon

Emilia understands life sciences from idea generation to lab research to go-to-market production. She has experience in a variety of life sciences industries, including pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, raw chemical materials, and medical devices. Emilia has worked in various stages of business technology strategy and implementation, including medical product document information management and master data management.
Jarrod Tremayne

Jarrod Tremayne, PhD

Jarrod earned his PhD in Cancer Biology and is an experienced researcher and project manager. His drug development background ranges from managing pre-clinical research programs to late stage development programs, including US and EU regulatory submissions, in both large pharma and small startups.