Meet Our Life Science Compliance Professionals
Rita King, MBA
Chief Executive Officer and Senior Regulatory Consultant
Rita King has served as a regulator, technologist and professional auditor for more than 26 years, garnering a well-deserved international reputation as a regulatory expert. She holds an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and BS in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Computer Science from NY University (formally Polytechnic University).
Rita has been a participant in numerous national and international committees to develop industry standards and regulations. She is a founding member of the Underwriters Laboratories team that defined, launched, and managed the operations of the first US program to evaluate safety critical software used in commercial and medical devices. Rita also contributed to the development of the ANSI (American National Standard Institute) approved Standard for Safety Critical Software, UL 1998.
Rita is a sought-after speaker and is often published regarding regulatory matters. She remains an active participant of industry associations, where she continues to share her knowledge and experience to further advance the industry.
Russ King, MA
Russ King, a long-time life science veteran, has more than 28 years in the industry. His experience spans life science compliance operations, business development, customer support and strategic alliances. Russ has held leadership positions in medical device, healthcare and professional services enterprises, including Interlogics, Isotechnologies, and Progress Energy.
Russ holds a BA with Honors from Davidson College, North Carolina and a Masters from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.
Vice President of Quality
Evangelia Evdaimon is a professional auditor with more than 15 years of experience in the life science industry. Her experience encompasses life science compliance of quality systems, standard operating procedures and safety standards.
Evangelia is the Chairperson of the Issues and Methods Committee & Director of the Executive Council of the North Carolina Chapter of The Society of Quality Assurance (NCCSQA), and an active member in most quality assurance and regulatory affairs associations.
Evdaimon is a graduate of SUNY New Paltz and has received an MBA with a concentration in Information Technology from the Belk College of Business Administration at UNC Charlotte.