Kerry P. Potter, Founder and Principal Consultant, Summit Consulting, Inc.
Kerry gained his pharmaceutical manufacturing experience during his 28-year career with Merck. His career spanned the areas of Quality Operations, Audits & Inspections, Laboratory, Human Resources, and Learning & Development. More specifically, his responsibilities included quality management of laboratory assessment, site GMP lead auditor, FDA Quality Management System manager, 5S coordinator, cGMP and GMP trainer, OSHA regulations and Process Safety Management training, as well as internal and external public relations.
As the founder of Summit Consulting, Inc., Kerry has supported pharmaceutical firms (domestic and non-domestic) in the areas of systems remediation and project management within their quality, manufacturing and the laboratory functions for the past ten years. Summit Consulting offers a combination of business and hands-on experience along with its consultation, training and mentoring services for the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry. The mission of Summit Consulting is to help clients fulfill their immediate needs and tasks, determine their peak potentials, and attain the highest level in their success.
Kerry is a graduate of James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA (B.S., Chemistry) and is an advanced Toastmaster. He has received qualifications and certifications in the areas of auditing, facilitation and training. His past affiliations have included ASQ, ASTD, PDA, GMP-TEA, ASPI, and AQP. Kerry and his wife, Karen, reside in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.