John Gorski is the President and CEO of North American Science Associates, Inc. (NAMSA). NAMSA is the leading global medical research organization specializing in regulatory consulting, laboratory testing and clinical research services to medical device manufacturers worldwide, from Fortune 500 firms to venture backed start-up enterprises. John’s responsibilities include setting the mission, vision, values, culture and strategy of the company, building the management team and structure, developing and executing growth strategies, delivering quality and client service in operations, entering new geographic or technology markets, assuring regulatory compliance, improving support functions and achieving financial results. During his CEO tenure, John more than tripled sales and earnings (and number of employees), closed and integrated 3 acquisitions, completed 4 plant expansions, and opened offices in China and Germany to better serve clients.
John received his BA from Indiana University in 1987 and his Juris Doctorate degree in 1991 from California Western School of Law. He is part of the Board of Directors of Signature Bancorp, Inc., The Fremont Company, Young Presidents Organization and the Bio Ohio Board of Trustees. John is also the Chair of the Finance Council of St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Bowling Green and a member of the Toledo Opera Association Endowment Committee. John received the Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2011. He is also a competitive slalom water skier and enjoys snow skiing, playing tennis, traveling and spending time with his family.