Meet Our Executive Staff Pennside's Pharma and Biotech Consulting Staff Offers Expert Advice and Analysis.

Michael A. Rhoads, President and Co-Founder

Michael has twenty five years of experience as a consultant to the worldwide pharmaceutical industry. Since 1990, he has managed over 300 competitive clinical benchmarking assignments.

Thomas J. Penrice, Vice President and Co-Founder

Tom has over twenty five years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. As a pharmaceutical industry consultant since 1986, he has conducted and managed numerous projects in most major disease states and numerous drug delivery technologies.

Anthony Arleth, Managing Director 

Anthony joined Pennside in 2008 with over 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Arleth brings a wide range of competitive intelligence experience to Pennside, with specialization in orphan diseases, immunology, cardiovascular, oncology, and vaccines.

Eric Vaichunas, MD, Medical Director

Eric joined Pennside in 2005 and successfully leads Clinical Consulting assignments. Dr. Vaichunas has over five years of clinical experience in general medicine.

Kathy Gottlund, Director

Kathy joined Pennside in 2005, and has extensive experience in sales, marketing, and managed care strategies that cover all therapeutic areas including oncology, primary, and specialty care.