Managing Partner Robert (Bob) Rhoades focuses on helping companies navigate the regulatory landscape while keeping pace with their corporate direction and strategy. He is based in Atlanta.

A skilled practitioner of both Quality System Regulation and pharmaceutical cGMPs for nearly four decades, Bob has designed and implemented compliance improvement initiatives for major manufacturers around the world. Known for his talent in guiding clients through crisis events, his history of post-enforcement action guidance speaks for itself as a strong record of re-establishing credibility with the FDA.

Bob previously led the Quality and Compliance consulting practice for Quintiles and served in consulting leadership roles at Becker & Associates and Impact Management Services. He’s also served in key executive positions at Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Bausch & Lomb, and Baxter Healthcare. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology from Purdue University and a Masters of Business Administration in Operations and Strategy from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. He serves on the board of the Food and Drug Law Institute and authored the book “Risky Business: Managing the Quality of America’s Medicines,” now in its second edition.