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PathWise Trainers and Contributors

PathWise uses internal and contract trainers who are experts in their field, and who keep up-to-date with applicable regulations and emerging industry trends, bringing an intimate knowledge of regulatory and compliance standards.  Our trainers help simplify necessary concepts and processes, ensuring a quality system program that conforms to industry and regulatory standards.

Dixie Webster

Dixie Webster is an industry professional with more than 26 years in the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Industries.   Over the last few years Dixie had the privilege of working as a part of an excellent, Inspection Management Team at the global level.  Dixie has specific expertise and core strengths in the areas of CAPA, Quality Risk Management Systems, Data Integrity, and Training System Design and Implementation.   Dixie has spent her career staying abreast of new regulations enabling her to design training programs that help companies navigate the seas of industry change.


Damon Linder

Damon Linder is a seasoned quality professional with over 20 years experience in engineering and project management. As the manager in the Global Program Management Office (PMO) at Invacare, he was responsible for the coordination of all project related activities for the Power Mobility Business Category. All aspects of project related activities are included such as: project selection, project prioritization, project planning and finance, resource allocation, approvals and senior management status reporting. Linder holds an MBA from Tiffin University and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from GMI Engineering & Management Institute. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute.

Mike Murphy

Mike Murphy has 20 years of experience in manufacturing. He has a Six Sigma Masters certificate form Villanova University. He also has a Quality Improvement Certificate from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where study included Failure Mode and Affect (FMEA) Analysis, Introduction to Six Sigma, Root Cause Analysis, and Building the Team Concept for Continuous Improvement.He also has his own patent: Murphy, Michael, et al. 2010. Bioengineered tissue constructs and methods for producing and using thereof. U.S. Patent 7,824,913, issued November 10, 2010.

Kelly Harkless

Kelly Harkless is an accomplished Quality Assurance Professional and Trainer, with over 10 years of experience working in FDA regulated industries. She has experience working in the areas of Good Clinical Processes, Good Manufacturing Processes, quality assessments, auditing, technical writing, ISO, 21 CFR, and QSR. For the last several years, Kelley has worked training, development and instructional design. Kelly has commercially produced hundreds of lots of the FDA’s first approved immunotherapy for prostate cancer patients, and ensures the quality systems of organizations aspiring to launch clinical grade therapeutics. Kelly actively teaches and mentors others Quality Professionals in leadership. She received her Bachelors of Science from Georgia State University in 2008. 

Collis Floyd

Collis’s passion is ensuring training drives the desired change within organizations.  She knows no single approach is the one-size-fits-all solution and uses her experience to develop highly-interactive training solutions.  Collis has over fifteen years experience in FDA Regulated Life Science Industries. She has worked with training development, training design, training delivery, Quality Systems, Lean Principles, technical writing, communications and project management. Collis has used her expertise to design and implement compliance and training initiatives with success. Collis has used her experiences from working in and with organizations who are in remediation with FDA and other regulatory bodies to address key concerns and share best practices with organizations world-wide. Collis has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Arts in English, concentration in Technical and Professional Writing. 

Nola Benstog

Nola Benstog is a diversified professional with a thorough knowledge of Quality Management Systems. She has over sixteen years of experience in the areas of Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Regulatory Affairs, Validation and Sterilization in both industry and consulting roles. She has worked in the medical device, pharmaceutical, combination product and nutritional supplement industries with experience ranging from start-ups to Fortune 100 and 500 companies. She began her career as a Technician in a Microbiology Lab and has held various positions up to the Executive Management level throughout her career. Nola received a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from Weber State University and a Master of Business Administration from Utah State University. She has been an American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) since 2007.

Danielle DeLucy

Danielle DeLucy has been in the industry for 15 years serving in numerous Quality Management Roles, including Director of Product Quality, Sterility Assurance and QA oversight of numerous filling and packaging operations.  Danielle began her QA career as a Quality Control Pharmaceutical Microbiologist at a contract laboratory where she performed various tests for their clients.  In the years after, she has held positions in the Quality management arena while increasing her responsibility.  She has helped to lead many Regulatory Health Inspections and was instrumental in the coaching process of her peers prior to any inspection. Currently, Danielle assists companies who are faced with warning letters, consent decrees and those wishing to improve compliance establish more robust quality systems so that the company can succeed.

Herb Miller

Herbert ‘Herb’ Miller has over 20 years of success in making training ‘stick’. His Training & Development experience includes assessment, design, development, and delivery. His ongoing learning as a TQM practitioner, along with those training experiences have inspired ‘customer focused’ training that adds value to organizations. He has a commitment to delivering high impact, business focused and effective training that contributes to organizations’ bottom lines. His experience in change management and onsite investigations have provided him with insights and practical supporting activities to ensure that his coaching and training accomplishes its purposes. His degrees include Master of Human Resource Management and a B.A. in Organizational Management.