The Executive Management Team

Nutan Gangrade, Managing Director

Nutan Gangrade provides strategic leadership in meeting the Company mission to be the premiere provider of Drug Development / Contract Manufacturing Services to the Pharmaceutical Industry. Nutan leads all aspects of the Company operations to build long-term relationships with clients through quality and unparalleled timely pharmaceutical product development. Prior to his current role, Nutan served as Senior Director of Formulation Development at QS Pharma and is a founding team member. Nutan brings over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry to QS Pharma with previous positions at Bristol-Myers Squibb (DuPont Pharmaceuticals Company) and Wyeth-Ayerst Research (American Cyanamid Company). Nutan graduated with a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics from the University of Georgia.

Jack Milligan, Senior Director of Business Development

Jack brings over 20 years of experience to QS Pharma in the pharmaceutical contract manufacturing industry with previous positions at Patheon and Pharmaceuticals International Inc. Jack holds a B.A. in Biology from Bloomsburg University.

Anna Del Tito, Senior Director of Quality and Regulatory Compliance

Prior to her current role, Anna served as Executive Director, Quality Assurance Operations at Auxilium Pharmaceuticals. Anna brings over 25 years of experience in both large pharmaceutical and small to mid-sized biopharmaceutical companies specializing in a range of products from small molecule to protein therapeutics to vaccines. Anna’s previous companies include Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Schering Plough Research Institute, MedImmune, and AAI. Anna holds a B.S. in Biology from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

Prasad Challapalli, Director of Formulation Development

Prasad Challapalli provides strategic and scientific leadership to Formulation Development and manufacturing activities. Prasad develops and implements suitable workflows to achieve operational excellence in the manufacture of products, and mentors and manages formulation scientists and manufacturing teams. Prior to his current role, Prasad worked at Patheon, Cincinnati as Manager of Business Development Services and Senior Scientific Leader in Formulation & Process Development Group. Prasad brings over 25 years of professional experience to QS Pharma, with 15 years in the CMO industry. Prasad has held previous positions with Patheon and Murty Pharmaceuticals. Prasad graduated with a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Birla Institute of Technology & Science in Pilani, India and a MBA from the University of Cincinnati. In addition, Prasad conducted Post-Doctoral research work at the University of Cincinnati and the University of Kentucky.

Brad Rowe, Director of Analytical Development

Brad Rowe oversees both the Analytical Development and Analytical Services Groups, including all QC activities. Prior to his current role, Brad served as the Group Leader of the Analytical Development team. Exemplifying commitment, dedication, and leadership, Brad has advanced within the Analytical Department over the past 10 years. Brad graduated with a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Delaware.