JOANNE ZONGUS

Ms. Zongus oversees all human resources functions, including: recruitment and hiring, compensation and benefits, legal compliance, training and development and strategic planning for Pharmatech Associates.  Through her accomplished career, Ms. Zongus has learned the importance of fostering an environment in which both employees and company can thrive.  She joined the company as a consultant in 1995, and rapidly converted to a full-time employee.  Ms. Zongus brings her expertise in finance, management information systems, project management, and human resources to the team and has previously served as Pharmatech’s Controller, VP of Finance and HR, and CFO.  The past two and half decades have seen Ms. Zongus work in a variety of industries, including: hi-tech manufacturing, “Big 5” Accounting, professional services, government, transportation and construction.  This combination of experience allowed her to successfully facilitate Pharmatech’s growth in the competitive regulated life sciences consulting arena.  Ms. Zongus led Pharmatech’s fiscal strategies though many challenging economic cycles, culminating with a record year in 2017.  In previous positions, Ms. Zongus worked for Arthur Andersen’s consulting division, Amdahl Corporation, Source Services, and The Burke Company. She graduated from the University of Santa Clara with a B.S.C. in Finance, with emphases in Accounting and Economics. Ms. Zongus, a passionate advocate for education and the arts, has served many non-profit initiatives in a leadership capacity. Currently, she focuses on supporting the needs of public education in San Mateo county.