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Chief Executive Officer
Scott brings more than three decades of pharmaceutical industry leadership experience to SCA Pharma.
Previously, Scott was an operating partner at The Vistria Group, where he helped to develop and execute its health-care sector investment strategy. He has also held executive leadership roles in general management, sales and marketing, and business development with both Abbott and Baxter.
Scott holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Indiana University, and an MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.
Chief Operating Officer
Matt Schaal is Chief Operating Officer at SCA. He joined us with over 25 years of professional experience in various manufacturing industries. He has held previous positions such as Senior Director of Operations for High-Speed Data Cable at TE Connectivity, Vice President of Operations in the medical device manufacturing industry at Orchid Orthopedics, and various Operations and Lean roles of increasing responsibility. Matt also served in the US Navy as a Submarine Warfare Officer prior to entering the private industry.
Matt earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University and obtained his MBA at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. In his free time, Matt enjoys skiing, running, and reading books about history.
General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
Abby handles legal affairs and corporate compliance, including ensuring that SCA Pharma complies with all applicable federal, state and local regulations.
Abby was previously executive vice president at Avella Specialty Pharmacy as well as COO for OptumRx’s 503B business, and is a founding member and past president of the Outsourcing Facility Association, a 503B trade association.
She earned her JD from Columbia University and her MBA, with distinction, from the University of Michigan.
Senior Vice President for Quality
Michael ensures that quality and compliance remain at the forefront of SCA Pharma’s efforts and culture.
He joined us from Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc., where he served as vice president of U.S. quality assurance since 2015. Michael previously worked for Johnson & Johnson for more than 23 years across development, manufacturing operations, process excellence, technical services, and quality operations. While at J&J, he championed process improvements, plant expansions, product introductions and technical transfer projects.
Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Moravian College and a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from the University of the Sciences.
Racheal Adams, PharmD
Chief Pharmacy Officer
Racheal serves as a liaison with regulatory entities, strategic partners and customers. She also plays a critical role in product portfolio development.
An employee of SCA Pharma since its start, Racheal has served in multiple quality roles including director of corporate quality. With 20+ years of experience in sterile compounding, she holds certificates in primary compounding and high-risk sterile compounding.
Racheal earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Steven is charged with helping SCA Pharma attract, hire, develop and retain best-in-class talent for all levels of the organization.
Previously, he worked at GE in a leadership role, most recently as the human-resources leader for the organization’s gas turbine supply chain, where he supported multiple sites and 2,000 employees.
Steven earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from SUNY Geneseo and his MBA from Union College.
Chief Commercial Officer
Hugh has over 30 years of professional experience in the biopharmaceutical industry. His most recent role was with Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals serving as the Executive Vice President responsible for global commercial and operation activities and grew profits by over $150 million. Prior to his Executive Vice President role, Hugh was Chief Commercial Officer at Mallinckrodt and previously worked at Sanofi, Pharmacia Corporation (now Pfizer), Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Forest Laboratories, and Sandoz Pharmaceuticals.
Hugh received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from Montclair State University and obtained his MBA at Seton Hall University’s Stillman School of Business. He is a father of three, has a passion for the outdoors, and enjoys riding his motorcycle.
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Information Officer
Louis Pace brings over 30 years of experience serving several successful private equity backed businesses in functional and leadership roles. Most recently, Mr. Pace served as Chief Financial Officer at Orchid Orthopedic Solutions where he successfully led strategy deployment efforts that focused on growth and profitability improvement.
Mr. Pace holds an AB in Economics from Harvard University and an MBA from Northwestern Kellogg Graduate School of Management.