Dennis Salotti, MS, MBA, CCRA 


Vice President, Operations

The Avoca Group

As the executive lead for Operations of The Avoca Group and head of Avoca’s Industry Research and Diligent™ Centralized RFI Platform divisions, Dennis Salotti leads the strategy and execution of bespoke research projects and The Avoca Group’s broader industry-leading research on quality, risk innovation, and clinical trial execution. He is also responsible for the strategy and operations of Diligent™, the clinical research industry’s first centralized platform for clinical service provider prequalification.

With more than 16 years in the pharmaceutical industry as a sponsor, provider, and consultant, Dennis’ experience spans preclinical research, clinical operations, data management, quality assurance, eClinical, business operations, and strategic management.

Prior to joining The Avoca Group, Dennis was Director of Operations for WriteResult, an eCOA clinical research organization, where he was responsible for client delivery across the portfolio of global clinical trials. He has also held positions in research and clinical operations at Pfizer and Merck.

Dennis is an adjunct faculty instructor for Drexel University College of Medicine’s graduate program in Clinical Research Organization Management, and is a Member of the Board of Trustees for the Diabetes Foundation. His educational credentials include an MS in Clinical Research Organization Management from Drexel University, an MBA in Technology Management from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and a BS in Biology from Sacred Heart University.