Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Curtis Head co-founded PRC Clinical in 2003. As CEO and board member, he is leading and expanding PRC Clinical’s brand, growth, and services in the United States and beyond.
Curtis has 20 years of clinical research experience from academia to pharmaceutical and Contract Research Organizations (CROs) focused in neurology, immunology, pulmonary and cardiovascular. Prior to co-founding PRC Clinical, Curtis was Vice President at Relevare Pharmaceuticals where he coordinated the efforts of outsourcing and managing clinical drug development. His focus was the development of accelerated parallel strategies for international agencies and US IND filings. In addition to working in North America, Curtis has supported Sponsors and clinical studies in Europe, Latin America, Australia and India.
Curtis’ education and interests are in Health Science, Law, Public Policy and Ethics. Previously, Curtis earned a degree in Information Technology (IT) and lectured for San Francisco State University’s Clinical Trials Design and Management course on the topics of outsourcing, contracts & budgets and CRO Management.
President, Chief Operations Officer (COO)
Tony Taricco co-founded PRC Clinical in 2003. As the President and board member, he is responsible for the general business operations and finance activities, as well as human resources, and clinical payment services.
Tony spent 20 years in Workers Compensation Insurance, starting as a Claims Adjustor for a small company of 25 employees and growing with that company to the position of Vice President and a staff of nearly 300. Tony’s business degree and extensive practical experience in business growth brings together the unique perspective of understanding the values and challenges of a small business and molding those into a strong foundation for long term expansion.
A Cum Laude graduate, Tony is educated in Business Administration, Finance and Banking, as well as a California Real Estate license.