Keynote Speaker – Audra G. McRae, BSc.
Mrs. McRae, born in Durham, North Carolina, is proud to still call her native state home. She attended Enloe High School in Raleigh and obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from North Carolina State University. Upon completion of her degree she worked as a laboratory technologist with Roche Biomedical. Later at Quintiles she found her true professional calling in therapeutic development. As a part of her tenure at multiple contract research organizations (CROs), Mrs. McRae directed large international departments and provided integration and process development management for three global corporate mergers. After many years in the CRO industry and serving in different roles of increasing responsibility, Mrs. McRae embraced her entrepreneurial spirit and co-founded PharPoint Research. Active in several industry organizations, Mrs. McRae is a member of the Society for Clinical Data Management where she served on the Board of Directors.
Ms. McRae is a devoted wife to her husband Sean and a doting mom to her son Tyler. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, the culinary arts and serving in her church and community.