Senior Director of Quality Assurance
Michael Stocks, Senior Director of Quality Assurance, joined the Edge Pharma team in late 2019, bringing with him broad experience in the areas of pharmaceutical manufacturing, quality systems, and process improvement. His key responsibility at Edge is assuring full adherence with USP and FDA cGMP requirements for 503B outsourcing facilities. When rigorous systems are employed, the quality of each product is consistent, ensuring both a safe and reliable supply of critical medications for our customers.
Stocks possesses over 30 years of broad industry experience in finance, pharma, medical device, dietary supplements, composites, and other fault-intolerant industries. He began his career as a Senior Financial Analyst at Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield in Albany, NY, and held numerous positions in his early career including Program Administrator, Senior Workflow Consultant, Senior Advanced Technologies Analyst, and Business Systems Integration Consultant. Stocks moved into the quality field in 2003, serving as Quality Manager for General Composites, and subsequently took a position with transdermal manufacturer Mylan Technologies as a Quality Assurance Manager. Since his time at Mylan, he has held various leadership positions in the area of quality, including Quality Assurance Director and Vice President of Quality. Stocks lives in Bakersfield, Vermont, and has three grown children and six grandchildren.