Kat McCarty joined the QA Consulting team in April 2015. As a Quality Engineering Consultant, her role consists of advising and implementing quality systems, including project management, design controls, process validation, risk management, design verification and validation, and post-market activities. Her additional responsibilities include supporting top management in the development of client objectives, performing engineering research, statistical analyses, preparation of technical reports and protocols, assisting with supplier evaluations, and review of industry standards.
Prior to QA Consulting, Kat worked for two of the largest orthopedics industry leaders, Stryker and Zimmer, where she specialized in research, product development, and quality systems management of orthobiologics products. She is an accomplished biomedical engineer and project manager with experience in leading cross-functional teams to successfully develop products and processes in the medical device industry.
Kat has a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin and is an ASQ Certified Quality Auditor (CQA).