Kathlene Powell, MS

Head of Quality Systems

Kathlene Powell has 30 years of experience in quality assurance and quality control management and joined Acumen in 2018. She has held related management positions at Genentech, Covance Biotechnology Services, Inc. and Raptor Pharmaceutical, Inc. As chief quality officer at Raptor, she led the quality team in developing and implementing systems to support the development and global commercialization of a drug product therapy for an orphan disease. In a consulting capacity, Ms. Powell has served as the acting head of quality functions in numerous organizations covering development through commercial manufacturing operations. She holds a BA degree in chemistry from Doane College and a MS degree in biochemistry from University of Missouri.