In September 2015, Bill Gerard was named President for all of Providien Contract Manufacturing. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Gerard served as the Vice President and General Manager of Specialty Manufacturing, Inc., a manufacturing company specializing in heavy gauge pressure forming for the Medical Device market. Mr. Gerard has been with Specialty Manufacturing since their acquisition by Providien Medical, LLC in June of 2010. In 2014, Mr. Gerard was promoted to the role of Vice President and General Manager for Dynaroll Corporation, in addition to Specialty Manufacturing.
Prior to joining Specialty Manufacturing, Mr. Gerard was the Vice President of Operations at the Tech Group, a West Pharmaceutical Company. He joined the Tech Group in 1996 and was soon named the Director of Engineering, tasked with helping assemble a world class engineering and product development center. In 1999, he transferred to Puerto Rico as Managing Director of Tech Group’s Latin American Contract Manufacturing Division. Then in 2003, he returned to Scottsdale, Arizona as Vice President of Engineering; a role he held until accepting the Vice President of Operations position in 2006.
He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from Montana State University.