James J. Farley has more than 30 years experience in the Pharmaceutical and Pharmaceutical Packaging industries with extensive experience in the areas of Laboratory Management and Food and Drug Administration Regulations. His experience includes various technical management positions in Quality Control, Technical Service, and as a Director of Research and Development in Pharmaceutical Packaging.
Before starting Cardinal Consulting and Training he spent 8 years with the Food and Drug Administration, the last 3 of which were as Director of the Science Branch of the Philadelphia District. This involved frequent interaction with FDA headquarters. The Laboratory’s responsibilities included evaluating the procedures of the Pharmaceutical firms in the states of Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey. Chemists from that Laboratory participated in inspections both in the United States and internationally.
Cardinal Consulting and Training assists Pharmaceutical firms in Technical, Regulatory, and Management areas, all of which have the goal of getting clients’ products to the market in the least amount of time by avoiding regulatory and other delays.
Jim holds a B.A. in Chemistry from LaSalle College, an M.S. in Physical Chemistry from St. Joseph’s College, and an M.B.A. in Marketing and Finance from Temple University. From 1978 to 2000 he was an adjunct instructor at various Philadelphia area colleges, teaching Physical Chemistry, Finance, and Marketing. In recent years, he taught in the M.B.A. program at Pennsylvania State University and in Temple University School of Pharmacy’s Master of Science in Quality Assurance/Regulatory Affairs program, where he instructed professionals at the graduate level.
Jim instructs in subjects comprising “the business end of science” as detailed in his books The Executive MBA for Engineers and Scientists and Effective Financial Tools for Scientific Managers, published by CRC Press.