Executive Vice President, Global Operational Excellence and Innovation.
Michelle Gayari has more than 20 years of experience in clinical research, including career highlights at Pfizer, where she led programming across Phases I-III studies for all indications of Lyrica® and several other CNS compounds.
Michelle Gayari, Executive Vice President, Global Operational Excellence and Innovation and member of the Executive Team at MMS, leads the global technical, medical and scientific functions. She has more than 20 years of experience in clinical research, including career highlights at the Mayo Clinic and Pfizer, prior to joining MMS.
Michelle’s long tenure in the data service area and commitment to excellence, fosters a culture across our global offices that attracts the best talent. Her global operational teams are responsible for all elements of clinical trial data strategies and tech-enabled services, including specialized expertise in all data and summarization steps leading to successful NDA submissions globally. Michelle established a Center of Excellence within the global operational teams that bring value beyond the deliverable, emphasizing strong science and process. Metrics and a strong emphasis on service delivery methodology drive the organization. Her teams lend their expertise to client sponsors ensuring the highest level of customer satisfaction and return on their investment.
She earned her BS in Statistics, Mathematics, and Psychology from Central Michigan University. Michelle’s commitment to mentoring and education extends to the community, including a board position on T.E.A.C.H. and continued expansion of MMS Academy curriculum.
“The growth that MMS has experienced since day one is truly due to the people in our offices across the world. We’ve been able to not only develop highly talented professionals but we play a critical role in the process of bringing life altering drugs to market. I like to say that “good work rises to the top,” and I am continually reminded of that every day.”
— Michelle Gayari