Lynn A. Meyer
Ms. Meyer founded IntegReview IRB, a woman-owned business, in 1999. As its current Managing Partner, she is responsible for strategic planning with the Partners, goal setting, fostering accountability, as well as providing guidance and support to each business unit. Under her leadership, the IRB has grown to include five boards that now serve clients in the United States, Latin America and Japan, as well as a wide breadth of high-profile industry research sites and sponsors.
In 2007, through her guidance and direction, IntegReview achieved full accreditation by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP), which continues to be sustained. As a woman-owned business, IntegReview is certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) and is an accredited business by the Better Business Bureau.
Lynn’s industry career began in 1986 at one of the country's premier CROs, where she advanced from various administrative positions to an 11-year term as Manager of its affiliated Institutional Review Board. Lynn has been active in the Consortium of Independent Review Boards (CIRB) since its 1993 inception and currently serves as the Treasurer. She has been an invited speaker at industry conferences presenting regulatory and human subject protection topics.
Melissa began her career with IntegReview IRB in February 2000. As President, her focus is to provide leadership for all phases of the company’s operations, with special emphasis on long-range goals, growth and profit. Additionally, she creates, communicates, and implements the organization’s vision, mission, and overall direction by ensuring production efficiency, quality, service, and cost-effective management of resources. Melissa will develop and implement company strategic planning in an effort to ensure the protection of the rights and welfare of human subjects involved in research while providing training, education and guidance for IRB staff, IRB members and clients. Prior to joining IntegReview, Melissa worked as a phlebotomist at a local CRO and participated as a volunteer in Phase I research studies.
Melanie Flores, CIP, CCRP
Vice President of Compliance
As the Vice President of Compliance, Melanie is responsible for the daily leadership, management and full responsibility for the Company’s compliance program. Melanie has worked in the IRB industry since 1999 and has been with IntegReview since 2001. Prior to leading the Regulatory Compliance Department, her main focus for 9 years was spent providing training to IRB staff and IRB members to ensure compliance with Federal Regulations, ICH Guidelines, IntegReview IRB Standard Operating Procedures and standards of the AAHRPP.
Rick J. Clemens
Vice President of Business Development
Rick brings to IntegReview IRB over 25 years of experience in Operations and Business Development in Clinical Research. Prior to joining IntegReview, Mr. Clemens was the Senior Director of Business Development for PAREXEL International, where he was responsible for developing business to support US, Europe and South Africa. As Vice President of Business Development, he is responsible for business development, marketing and client relations.
Victoria Govea, CCRP
Director of Operations
Senior IRBManager Administrator
Victoria began her career with IntegReview IRB in 2002. Her primary function as the Director of Operations is the daily leadership, management and full operational responsibility for the Company's operations in order to meet the targets for customer service and retention, performance standards and financial goals. Prior to management, Victoria has held various positions including IRB Assistant and IRB Coordinator, Co-chair, which included coordinating/overseeing activities associated with the planning, conduction, and follow-up of board meetings. She continues to serve as an alternate non-scientific IRB member. Victoria received her CCRP (Certified Clinical Research Professional) certification in 2007.
Director of Client Services
Sarah brings to IntegReview IRB over 20 years of experience in Operations and Business Development in clinical research. Prior to joining IntegReview, Sarah was the Vice President for MetaClin Research. She was responsible for the clinical operations of their multiple Phase I – IV clinical research sites and developing the CRO business to provide project management and monitoring services. Prior to management, Sarah has held various positions including Clinical Research Coordinator, CRA, Project Manager and Consultant for CROs and Sponsors and has a background in hospital research, pharma, medical devices, nutraceuticals and biotech. As Director of Client Services at IntegReview IRB, she is responsible for client relations and support, marketing and business development.
Lynn Goldman, CCRP
Lynn has been with IntegReview IRB since 2007. She began as an IRB Coordinator, Co-chair, and shortly thereafter became a Senior Coordinator, which included coordinating/overseeing activities associated with the planning, conduction and follow-up of board meetings as well as coordinator and reviewer for studies that met expedited criteria for review and approval. Prior to coming to IntegReview IRB, she worked as a clinical research coordinator and registered dietitian and has over 20 years of clinical experience with children with chronic diseases such as diabetes and cystic fibrosis. As Operations Manager at IntegReview Lynn is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operation of the review process by directly providing supervision and managerial guidance to Coordinators in an effort to ensure the Coordinators and their team members are in compliance with federal regulations and IntegReview IRB Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs), policies and procedures and to ensure they are effectively supervise and guide their teams. Lynn continues to serve as an alternate scientific IRB member.
Betty Olivarez, CPQA, CCRP
Regulatory Compliance Manager
Betty’s primary function as the Regulatory Compliance Manager at IntegReview IRB is to provide supervision, guidance and oversight of the day-to-day quality assurance and quality control activities in an effort to enhance and maintain the quality of services provided to clients. Betty holds a Quality Process Analyst Certification from the American Society for Quality since 2008 and received her Clinical Research Professional Certification in 2014. She has been with IntegReview since 2011 and brings over 15 years of Medical Device and Biotechnology experience.