Mid-Atlantic

The U.S. Mid-Atlantic region, now known as "Cellacon Valley",  is a strong focus for project start-ups in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry, as well as a hotbed for world-renowned research institutions, biomedical programs, and investment activity. Azzur Group is uniquely positioned to help companies in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, diagnostic, biologics, and clinical industry, as well as all HLS suppliers, succeed. With central offices located in the Mid-Atlantic that focus on services in the health and life science industry, Azzur Mid-Atlantic can help with all of your consulting, validation, lab, technical services, IT, training, and workforce projects.



Mid-Atlantic General Managers


Kevin Martin
Kevin Martin General Manager

Kevin has over 40 years of FDA regulated industry experience that includes management positions at Wyeth and McNeil Pharmaceutical. He is considered a subject matter expert on risk-based systems validation conducted within QA, IT, Manufacturing, Operations, Clinical and R&D in FDA regulated environments.

He was a member of the PhRMA Computer Systems Validation Sub-Committee, was the Core Team Secretary for the PDA Part 11 Task Group, former co-chair of GAMP Global, and was previously a chair on the GAMP Americas Steering Committee.

He received his Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Delaware Valley College of Science and Agriculture, and his Master's of Engineering from Penn State University.

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Kevin Martin
Kevin Martin
General Manager
Ryan Ott
Ryan Ott General Manager

Ryan Ott is Managing Partner and Member of the Board of Directors for Azzur Group, LLC. He is also the co-founder of Azzur IT. Ryan is directly responsible for growing the depth and breadth of Azzur service offerings to the global Healthcare and Life Sciences industry. Ryan’s responsibilities include general management of Azzur IT, maximizing customer-partnerships and service delivery opportunities, identifying and developing new talent, and overseeing service delivery for Azzur customers.

Ryan has over 20 years experience working in a variety of FDA-regulated environments. His past experience reflects a broad understanding of IT quality & compliance, with consulting projects ranging from bespoke system implementation, integration and validation to enterprise-wide IT quality remediation. Ryan has an in-depth understanding of current GxP regulations and industry best practices, including GAMP 5.

Ryan is an active member of several professional organizations including ISPE, PDA, and ASQ, and has been involved with GAMP Americas as a Steering Committee member since 2015. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Allegheny College and has also completed post-graduate work in Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance at Temple University.

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Ryan Ott
Ryan Ott
General Manager
Kym Faylor
Kym Faylor General Manager

Kym has over 20 years of experience in managing a microbiology laboratory and assuring compliance with governing agencies, client specifications, and developing the quality assurance aspect to conform to current advances in pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology and cosmetic industries. She has an extensive background in microbiology, specializing in validation of microbiological methods and compendia testing. Her experience includes compliance with USP, FDA, ISO, EU, AAMI & AOAC requirements, general microbiology testing, Environmental Monitoring data analysis and trending, and microbiology quality assurance programs. Recent certifications include: Certificate from UCSD in Regulatory Affairs, certified manager of quality/organizational excellence, and certified quality auditor from ASQ. Kym also serves on the Controlled Environments Testing Association as a board member, American Society for Microbiology as a Science Educators Network Mentor & Reviewer, and Society for General Microbiology as a reviewer.

Kym is a member of Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (RAPS), American Society for Quality (ASQ) -Senior Member, Parenteral Drug Association (PDA), Institute for Validation Technology (IVT) and Bio-pharmaceutical Education and Training Association (BETA). She has several publications and has served as a lecturer & trainer for USP <797> compliance.

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Kym Faylor
Kym Faylor
General Manager
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