Fifteen years of extensive, executive operations management role in pharmaceutical organizations; contributed to departmental
growth by executing business strategies using detailed decision making abilities. More recently, launched an independent career
in the real estate business.
Excel in Finance, Contract processing
Proficiency in databases to track company inventory and portfolio assets
After identifying process improvements in a self directed study, I was implemental in teaching other employees of best practices in contract management function.
Realtor01/2014 to CurrentEXIT First Choice RealtyFramingham, MA
Achieved certifications as a Buyer's Agent and Senior Real Estate Specialist to better serve clients with specific real
Adept at marketing through the use of social media tools, marketing brochures and customer relationship management systems for business promotion and widespread growth.
Orchestrated sale of international properties by interfacing with property managers, legal professionals,
and local real estate persons for sale and consolidation of assets for senior homeowners.
Business and Operations Senior Manager02/2009 to 06/2013Pfizer, Inc.Cambridge, MA
Initiated and negotiated over thirty various research contracts monthly including research collaborations, licenses, service and confidentiality agreements; teamed up with the scientific, legal, and finance functions to prepare well crafted contracts for optimal return on investment.
Proficient in financial and business systems such as the SAP and Ariba financial systems, and DEALs agreement tracking system and PMI portfolio management tracking system to properly track departmental spend and research portfolio/assets development.
Reported to the chief scientific officer with direct oversight of a $40million dollar budget; primary point person for all financial reporting and assisted in senior management's decisions on key capital acquisitions and investments
Spearheaded the lab and office space allocation and designed the department's share point site to ensure highly functioning department.
Financial and Contract Manager08/2006 to 01/2009WyethCambridge, MA
Responsible for contract drafting and cradle to grave contract management; initiated 5 new contracts weekly, developed a standard plan for best practices and trained the contract management team in order to improve return on investment of all external research deals.
Managed $25million dollar research budget; forecasting, handled the capital expenditures, generated SAP financial.
Generated reports and interacted monthly with senior management to control spending, and facilitate major financial decisions.
Contract Manager02/2003 to 07/2006WyethCambridge, MA
Worked with Contract Attorneys to draft agreements and manage follow-up activities such as tracking research milestones, progress reports, payment processing, intellectual property for optimal return on research investment.
Participated in the "template review task force" that was charged with reviewing and making recommendations for updates to the Cambridge Legal Department standard contract templates.
Trained in the AMS (Agreement Management System), an enterprise software application designed to enable effective contract and commitment management.
Senior Manager/ Associate Director01/1992 to 01/2003American Home ProductsCambridge, MA
Implemented a technology licensing assessment program to capture innovative research ideas.
Managed the hiring of administrative staff and departmental salary increases and promotions with Human Resources and senior management.
Oversaw Discovery Research Retreat and Scientific Poster Session to showcase internal research programs.
External Research Specialist/Coordinator06/1989 to 10/1992Genetics Institute, Inc.Cambridge, MA.
Oversaw the biologics distribution department with three direct reports to distribute research samples to scientific investigators worldwide.
Interfaced with the scientific and legal staff to generate material transfer agreements to intellectual property arising from external research study.
Developed External Investigator's database to track material transfer agreements and track research discoveries by recipients.
Associate Research Scientist06/1983 to 09/1988INTEGRATED GENETICS, INCFramingham, MAInitiated and completed the molecular cloning of plasmid constructions used in producing transgenic animals. Technology, Strategy
Master of Arts: Technology, Strategy1990Boston UniversityBoston, MA.
Bachelor of Arts: Biology1983Regis CollegeWeston, MA.
Gordon K., Vitale J., Capalucci N., Roberts B., Monastersky G., and Moore G. Production of Human Pharmaceuticals in the Milk of Transgenic Animals. Biotech USA 1988, San Francisco: Online Publications, 1988. Roberts B., Vitale J., Capalucci N., and Gordon K. Expression of Human Genes in the Mammary Gland of Transgenic Mice. 1988) Cold Spring Harbor Symposium on Mouse Molecular Genetics, Cold Spring Harbor, NY. (abstract). Vitale J., Capalucci N., Bourdon P., Roberts B., Cohen E., Wydro R., Gordon K. Expression of Human Protein C in Transgenic Mice. (1988) Blood 72(5) Suppl.1:3131. (abstract).
Accounts Payable/Receivable, AMS, Budgeting, Contract management, Clients Relationship Managment(CRM) systems, DEALS, Forecasting, Intellectual property, Legal, marketing, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Social Media applications Real Estate, Research, SAP financial system