Quorum Review Names Tom Favillo President and COO

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SEATTLE, WA (May 7, 2015): Quorum Review IRB, the industry leader in central IRB services, promoted Chief Operating Officer Tom Favillo to the role of President and COO.  In his new role, Mr. Favillo is now responsible for Quorum Review’s operations, sales, and software development functions.

“Quorum today delivers the industry’s best customer service and operational performance,” says Cami Gearhart, CEO. “With Tom as President and COO we can look forward to continued innovation for the benefit of our researchers and study participants.” “Quorum has an exciting future,” says Mr. Favillo. “I am grateful for the opportunity to lead Quorum and implement standards that will have a lasting impact in our industry.”

Mr. Favillo began working with Quorum Review as a consultant in 2011, and accepted the role of COO in early 2013. Mr. Favillo has more than 20 years of experience in a career that has focused on leading customer service operations. Mr. Favillo is experienced at leading initiatives that optimize business processes with cutting-edge technologies—ultimately enhancing service offerings. Prior to coming to Quorum, Mr. Favillo led operations groups and call centers for Sotto Wireless, Western Wireless, and Arch Communications. Tom attended Boise State University, and is a certified Black Belt Sponsor for Six Sigma.

Mr. Favillo’s promotion to President and COO has enabled Ms. Gearhart, CEO, to assume the additional role of Chair of Quorum’s Board of Directors. For more updates on Quorum Review news and events, visit www.quorumreview.com/knowledge-center/.

About Quorum Review IRB

Quorum Review is an independent institutional review board fully accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP), and has been providing ethics review of human clinical research since 1992. Quorum oversees research in accordance with U.S. and Canadian human subject research protection regulations and guidelines set forth by the International Committee on Harmonisation (ICH), and principles of the Belmont Report.

Quorum’s best-in-class IRB services include 15 Board meetings each week plus expedited review, 24-hour site review turnaround, 36-hour amendment review turnaround, a secure web portal, and Smart Forms for online submissions. Quorum’s IRB service offerings include full study review in the US and Canada, international ethics review, a specialized Phase I team, and unique processes for post-approval and registry studies.


Arri Burgess
Director, Marketing and Product Development
Quorum Review IRB
(206) 436-3244

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