Meet Our Management Team

Sequence, Inc. has been in business since 2002, providing reliable quality and compliance consulting services to nationwide clients in the life science and other regulated industries. Because we truly care about our clients, we do everything in our power to make them successful. We view our clients not simply as customers, but as legitimate partners. This is just one of the many reasons why our company has experienced such substantial growth over the last few years.

Meet our management team below:

Sequence- Mike Putnam-304Mike Putnam

President & CEO

Email: mputnam@sequenceqcs.com

Mike Putnam began his career in Greenville, NC with contract drug manufacturer Catalytica and DSM Pharmaceuticals (now Patheon).  In his role with Catalytica/DSM, he led regulatory testing initiatives for enterprise IT applications, laboratory instrumentation, process automation, and production equipment systems.  In 2002, he founded Sequence, Inc. as a way to provide high-caliber consultants to assist manufacturers in complying with increasingly complex regulatory requirements.  Since inception, Sequence, Inc. has emerged as a leader in its field serving clients worldwide.  Mike serves on numerous industry boards for professional organizations and universities.  Mr. Putnam attended East Carolina University where he earned his B.S. degree in Industrial Technology (Manufacturing concentration) in 1998 and M.S. degree in Industrial Technology (Digital Communications concentration) in 2001.  He resides in Raleigh, NC with his wife Rebecca and sons Grayson, Chase, and Cohen.

 Samir_2_018Samir J. Patel, Vice President


Email: sjpatel@sequenceqcs.com

Samir Patel is a graduate of East Carolina University with a degree in Computer Science.  His career in Pharmaceuticals began in 2001 when he joined DSM/Catalytica to support validation of Sterile Manufacturing Automation Systems, Site IT Systems and Analytical Lab Systems.  With a solid foundation in Computer Systems validation he joined Sequence in 2003 to serve as a lead for many computer systems validation projects including full implementations of LIMS, a multitude of  analytical lab systems, and other enterprise IT systems.  In addition to validation, he has led technology based business process improvements on a variety of platforms both internally for Sequence and its clients.  Samir has also served as a Sequence management team member since joining Sequence and is currently serving as Vice President of Technology to manage all internal business operation technologies while also helping Sequence become a leading provider of regulated industry related technologies.  He is an active ISPE and SIM member and resides in Raleigh with his wife Anu and son Sidharth.

jeffJeff Price, Vice President


Email: jprice@sequenceqcs.com

Jeff Price entered the pharmaceutical industry in 1999 when he joined Catalytica and DSM Pharmaceuticals (now Patheon)  in Greenville, NC.  Jeff brought a background in supporting and maintaining automated computer systems to DSM/Catalytica, where he supported validation and compliance initiatives for process automation systems, enterprise IT systems, and laboratory systems.  In 2003, he joined Sequence, Inc. as a validation consultant supporting various clients in laboratory systems and IT enterprise applications.  Since then, he has assisted in developing Sequence as a full-service quality and compliance services provider to the Life Science industries.  He has served in his current role as Vice President of Operations since 2011 and is responsible for oversight of business operations, project management, and client relationship management.  Jeff is a veteran of the U.S. Army where he served as a Military Policeman and supported activities in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm.  He attended East Carolina University where he obtained a B.S. degree in Manufacturing in 1999.  Jeff currently resides in Greenville, NC with his wife Lisa and their son Jason, and their daughter Kara.

Dan from BioDan Santarsiero, Vice President

Business Development

Email: dsantarsiero@sequenceqcs.com

Daniel Santarsiero obtained both his B.S. degree in Industrial Technology and M.S. degree in Manufacturing from East Carolina University.  He joined Sequence, Inc., in August of 2002 as a Validation Consultant tasked with supporting the validation needs of existing and prospective clients, while assisting in advancing Sequence, Inc., as a leader in the Life Science industry.  With prior experience and a background in Information, Laboratory, and Automation systems, Dan began his Sequence career at Bayer Pharmaceuticals (now Grifols), in Clayton, NC and quickly advanced to become the Validation Lead for projects at Wyeth Vaccines, Novartis, and Hospira.  Through exhibiting professionalism, in-depth industry knowledge, and establishing trusting relations, as well as his attainment of key company goals and clientele, Dan has been instrumental in the development of Sequence, Inc into one of the premier leaders in the Quality and Compliance Services in the Life Sciences industry.  Dan currently resides in Clayton, NC with his wife Michele, their daughters Ava and Marley, and son Everette.

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