Michael Pierre is a Project Manager for SCRS and has been part of SCRS and the Summit program beginning with the first Summit held in New Mexico in 2006. He brings 18 years of experience in negotiating clinical trial agreements and budgets between sites and sponsors/CROs, including budget build and site contract support for phase II to IV clinical trials. He has strong technical qualifications and an impressive track record of hands-on experience in site contracting outsourcing, site budget development and negotiation, site advocacy, business development, training development and implementation, and communication and presentation platforms. He has spoken at ACRP, SOCRA, SCRS, DIA, Partnerships in Clinical Trials, FDA News and is well-known for his Hidden Costs presentations. At SCRS, Michael manages Site Advocacy Groups, the Ambassador Program, webinar production, summit audio-visual, voice work, initiatives, and surveys and analysis.