Building and Sustaining a Culture of Quality

Concurrent Session

M04 - Quality Is Everyone’s Business

Monday, April 30
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Location: WSCC Ballroom 6E

Level: Basic

Building a quality culture is a journey. Except on this journey, your destination is success and continued growth. How is the quality function perceived in your organization? Are you embraced by your business partners? Is quality only included after a problem occurs? This session will teach you how to build, sustain, and appreciate a quality culture by focusing on the journey and the destination.

Learning Objectives:

Hope Reiner

Senior Manager Technical Quality New Product Development
Halyard Health
Canton, Georgia

Hope Reiner is a Technical Quality NPD Senior Manager at Halyard Health in Alpharetta, Georgia. She is responsible for assuring that the Design Control and Risk Management processes adequately support the innovation and plans for new product development projects. Prior to Halyard Health, Hope worked in Research & Development at Cook Medical.

Hope holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering from Mercer University in Macon, GA. She has worked in the Medical Devices industry for over thirteen years with a focus in new product development and quality system development activities. Additionally, Hope is an American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certified Biomedical Auditor (CBA).


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Amar Chanani


Senior Quality Manager
Halyard Health
Avondale Estates, Georgia

Amar Chanani is a Technical Quality Leader at Halyard Health in Alpharetta, Georgia. He is responsible for the global Quality Systems for CAPA, Document & Record Management, Training, and for interactions with Notified Bodies. Amar is also the Site Quality Manager for the corporate headquarters.

Prior to Halyard Health, Amar worked in the aerospace and automotive industries.

Amar holds a Master’s Degree in Bioengineering, as well as Bachelor’s Degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Economics, from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Additionally, Amar is a Certified Software Quality Engineer (CSQE), Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE), Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), and Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) from the American Society for Quality (ASQ), as well as a Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI).


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M04 - Quality Is Everyone’s Business


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