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Engineers & Scientists

James Ladd

VP Research & Development

James Ladd (MS, organic chemistry) has more than 10 years of pharmaceutical experience in support of drug discovery, clinical research, raw materials testing, formulation development, method development, method validation, stability, and release in a cGMP/GLP setting. Prior to joining GVB, James held positions at Bristol-Myers Squibb and Catalent, among other large pharmaceutical companies, where he focused on the synthesis, purification, and characterization of APIs (active pharmaceutical ingredients). 

Ryan Harris

Senior QC/QA Manager

Ryan Harris (BS, microbiology) has spent his entire career working in the quality control/quality assurance field. Prior to joining GVB, Ryan held a number of senior QC/ QA roles at leading global pharmaceutical companies, including Teva and Allergan.

Orrin Beasley

QC/QA Director

Orrin Beasley (BS, biochemistry; BA, chemistry) has more than 10 years of experience in pharmaceutical QC/QA roles. After graduating college in three years—where he received two bachelor’s degrees as well as a math minor—Orrin joined Mayne Pharma, where he rose to the rank of quality engineer before joining GVB.

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