Elisha Talley-Roithner serves as senior vice president and global head of the PPD® Biotech operations team. In this role, Talley-Roithner is responsible for continuing to ensure a "right-fit" operational model that matches the needs of PPD’s small to mid-size biotech/biopharma customers. She ensures that PPD is delivering tailored operational solutions that meet the unique needs of those customers while leveraging the depth and breadth of the broader PPD organization to deliver clinical trials on behalf of clients.
Prior to her current role, Talley-Roithner was the head of the infectious and respiratory disease therapeutic area at PPD and was responsible for the delivery of that global portfolio of work, serving mostly biotech clients.
Talley-Roithner has more than 20 years of clinical research experience, including successful collaborations with a variety of biotech customers. She is a fierce advocate for her clients and project teams, and is committed to high-quality project delivery.
Talley-Roithner earned a Bachelor of Science in biology from Florida State University.