Introductions and Welcome!

Welcome to the NextGen Community on myASQ!

Please use this discussion thread to say hello and introduce yourself.

I'm Claire Hopkins; I'm a QMS and Document Control Specialist at New England BioLabs in Ipswich, MA. We manufacture reagents, particularly enzymes, for use in molecular bio research and manufacturing. I'm also a Certified Quality Engineer and co-chair of the ASQ NextGen Global Sub-Committee. In my free time I knit, read, and spend time with my dog Peggy!

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Hi everyone! Claire and Kylee are doing a great job with the NextGen Global! I'm a Food GxP Auditor and Consultant. I assist food manufacturers in Southern California with their quality management systems. I'm also the lead mentor for my company Rx Research Services for apprentices in the food industry. For the past 6 years I've worked with approximately 30 companies in variety of products. I'm a Certified Food Safety and Quality Auditor and Certified Quality Improvement Associate. I'm currently the chair for the ASQ NextGen Mentoring Program, DRD for the Pacific Region NextGen activities and the Pacific Region Quality Conference. I also actively participate in the FDC division for NextGen initiatives and the Community of Excellence for food. I also am member of the Education Division for the Workforce Development Group. In my free time I take care of my 2 toddlers (😂), read (mostly to my kids), and do mixed media art.

Amit Patel
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Hello everyone,

I am Amit N Patel. I am a Quality and Regulatory Compliance Consultant for Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Dietary Supplements, Biologics and Biotech industries. I have been working as a consultant since 2012 and helped various clients in remediation of Quality Systems, Gap Assessments, Data Integrity Audits including handling of backlog Investigations, CAPAs, Customer Complaints records. I have CQA, CQIA, CSQP certifications from ASQ and QMS Auditor from Exemplar Global.

I am a couch potato and I like to watch TV anything and everything. The most recent show I started watching series Reacher on Amazon Prime on 22Feb2022. It is looking good so far. Also, I spend time with family (my wife and my 10 years young daughter. She thinks that she wants to go to Pharmacy School like I did so she can become scientist some day.