West Coast

The United States West Coast is home to trailblazers in the health and life science industry. In a community full of scientists, entrepreneurs, and educators, there are unique economic opportunities and diverse job opportunities that are only found in the West Coast biotechnology sphere. Azzur West Coast has regional offices that can help with the consulting, validation, lab, technical services, IT, training, and workforce needs of any company in the biotechnology, health, or life science industry.


West Coast General Managers


Dave Manku
Dave Manku Director

Dave has more than 20 years experience in consulting in the FDA regulated and water treatment industries. He is a co-founder of BioSPEQ, Inc., a full-service consulting firm to the biotech/pharmaceutical, medical device, and food/cosmetics industries that merged with Azzur in 2014.

Dave has undergraduate degrees in Biochemistry and Chemical Engineering and a Master of Engineering degree in Chemical Engineering, all from the University of Ottawa. Dave is a registered professional engineer in Ontario, Canada.

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Dave Manku
Dave Manku
Director
Shaleen Parekh
Shaleen Parekh Director

Shaleen is a co-founder of BioSPEQ, Inc., a full-service consulting firm to the biotech/pharmaceutical, medical device, and food/cosmetics industries that merged with Azzur in 2014.

He continues to use his extensive cGMP experience in project management, quality system development, validation and process engineering to facilitate growth for Azzur. He is also focused on continuous improvement and operational excellence, driving key strategic projects to meet customer requirements in a timely manner.

Shaleen is an avid fan of the NBA (Los Angeles Lakers) and NFL (Indianapolis Colts). He received his B.S. in Biological Sciences from the University of California, Irvine and M.S. in Physiological Sciences from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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Shaleen Parekh
Shaleen Parekh
Director
Brian Underhill
Brian Underhill Director

Brian is a co-founder of BioSPEQ, Inc., a full-service consulting firm to the biotech/pharmaceutical, medical device, and food/cosmetics industries that merged with Azzur in 2014.

Brian is a board member of the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA), Southern California Chapter. His duties include program design, establishing work/role objectives, and execution of various tasks.

Brian is an active volunteer member of HOPE worldwide, an international charitable organization providing services and resources that bring hope and change to the world’s most poor, sick and suffering. He is currently involved in leading the coordination and execution of community-based projects focusing on improving the conditions and bringing positive impact to the lives of children in the foster care and adoption system.

He is a graduate of California State University-San Bernardino and University of California, Irvine.


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Brian Underhill
Brian Underhill
Director
Brad Lozan
Brad Lozan General Manager

Brad Lozan is a general manager and partner of Azzur West Coast who has been with Azzur Group for five years. His service area of expertise is in GxP professional services within pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device (PBM) industries. Brad has a passion for fosterings a culture that attracts and enables individuals with unique abilities and passions to reach their life and career goals. He believes that clients who work with Azzur experience excellence in high quality service provided through a team approach, partnership, and core value driven relationships.

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Brad Lozan
Brad Lozan
General Manager
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