Keith Parent- Founder and CEO
Keith Parent founded Court Square Group in January 1995 and has been the companies CEO since that time. Under Keith’s leadership Court Square Group has built a reputation as an industry leader in the Life Sciences industry. With over 35 years of technology and leadership experience in the Life Science industry, Keith has a clear understanding of regulatory challenges and the Good System Practices (GSP) required to maintain a Qualified state for the companies clients.
Keith holds a Master of Science in Computer Science(MSCS) from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Siena College. Keith has been involved in the implementation and maintenance of enterprise level systems across the pre-clinical and clinical organizations of numerous Life Science clients. Under Keith’s direction Court Square has managed over 5000 servers world-wide for their Life Science clients including CTMS systems, Global Submission systems, eCTD systems, FDA Gateways, Adverse Event Reporting systems, as well as numerous Clinical Trial systems and Longitudinal Patient Registry development systems with responsibility for over 100,000+ users in various clinical settings,
As a Co- Founder and Advisor at EmpiraMed, the company has developed a patient engagement software platform called the PRO Portal to capture patient reported outcomes (PRO) to better measure what works and what doesn’t work in the real world. EmpiraMed’s unique rules-based approach completely automates all patient interactions via the web and any mobile device while seamlessly integrating healthcare personnel patient recruitment and follow-up to execute studies or programs in less time, at lower cost, and with greater flexibility.
Keith has been an consultant to Pfizer Pharmaceutical for over 23 years and has held other leadership positions in the Life Science Industry. He is a regular guest speaker at many Life Science events and a thought leader for companies that are building solutions in the Life Science Industry.
Kevin P. Cotter- Board of Advisors
Kevin Cotter joined the Court Square Group Board of Advisors in 2015 . He is an experienced leader and executive of the computer services industry, specializing in growing professional and managed services organizations from start up to over $100 million dollars in services revenue.
Mr. Cotter has previously served as President of Clearway where he was a finalist for the Microsoft Partner of the Year Award for Cloud Computing, and served as President of Aimnet Solutions prior to its acquisition by Cognizant Technology Solutions.
As Vice President of North American Operations at Predictive Systems, Mr. Cotter was responsible for managing the daily operations of the company including the growth of the sales and consulting organization. The company grew from 80 to 815 billable consultants during that time and successfully executed an IPO with a market valuation of over 1.9 billion dollars.
Prior to Predictive Systems, Mr. Cotter has held various leadership positions at Paranet, GreyPeak and Applications Systems Group.
A graduate of Salem State College with a Bachelor of Business Administration and member of the 1981 hockey team that went to the NCAA championship Mr. Cotter is currently a guest Lecturer at the Bertolon School of Business, Salem State University. Mr. Cotter was a finalist for Inc. Magazine’s “Entrepreneur of the Year” award from Ernst Young and Inc. Magazine
Michael Champa- Executive Vice President
Michael joined the Court Square Group Board of Advisors in 2015 and subsequently accepted the position of company Executive Vice President in December 2016.
He is an experienced and dynamic Management and Information Services professional with a solid record of success in multiple Infrastructure Technology and Global Service Delivery. Michaels has an extensive background in creating Managed Services Provider (MSP) outsourcing solutions for a variety of IT and Business requirements by utilizing highly successful Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and organizational development practices.
Mike brings over 25 years of executive leadership experience to Court Square Group where he is responsible for all platform and service delivery including; Qualified Hosting, Qualified and Validated Disaster Recovery and Qualified and Validated Long Term Archiving, Managed Services and Consulting Services. For 10 years, Mike served as Vice President of Service and Operations at InteQ Corporation. As a member of the senior leadership team, InteQ grew from a small startup company into a world class managed services organization that was acquired by CSC Corporation. Prior to InteQ, Mike held positions at Bose Corporation and Digital.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Science in Business and Organizational Development from Lesley University.
Pamela O Donnell- Controller
Pamela has served as the controller of Court Square Group since July 2010.
Pam is a proven professional with experience in the areas of finance and administration, operations, human resources, training and development. She is a high energy results orientated individual with excellent leadership skills.
Prior to Court Square Group, Pamela was the Vice President of Finance and Administration for Northeast Learning Centers from 1996-2008. Pamela has served in previous leadership positions in companies that have experienced exponential growth and success.
Pam holds an MBA from Western New England College, a Masters in Education from American International College, and a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Massachusetts.