About Us

Our Team 2017-10-30T22:23:17+00:00

Leadership Team

AMBER CORBIN

President

As President of Clintrax Global, Amber Corbin is responsible for the operational direction of the organization including customer program development, process design, and timely performance and delivery of global site contracting, investigator budget, and site payment services.

Prior to joining Clintrax, Amber served as Global Head, Director of Regulatory, Contracts, and Investigator Budgets at Quintiles IMS in Durham, North Carolina. She has extensive experience creating efficient processes for regulatory submissions, and overseeing the negotiation and execution of site contracts and investigator budgets in the European Union, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and the Americas.

Amber is a North Carolina licensed attorney, having been admitted to practice in 1996 in the courts of North Carolina, the Business Court, US Federal Courts, and the United States Tax Court. She earned her Juris Doctor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina and her Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Cum Laude, from Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina.

STEVEN JONES

General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Steven is responsible for setting the team’s legal negotiation strategy and counseling Clintrax on global legal issues. Steven is a seasoned orporate attorney with over 15 years of achievement in legal and financial negotiation. His experience includes working inside both large harma and CROs, globally implementing new legal and business engagements through effective,

timeline sensitive negotiation while limiting the exposure to constantly changing regulatory and financial risks.

Prior to Clintrax, Steven worked at a large, global pharma where he directed contracting and financial processes for $100+ million in outsourced, time-sensitive Phase I/II and large-scale Phase III studies from initiation to closure. Steven graduated from the George Washington University Law School with his Juris Doctorate. In addition, Steven earned his BS in Political Science from James Madison University.

RUSSELL JOHN

Vice President of Grants Management

Russell is responsible for leading the Grants Management Department which includes the Global Investigator Payments division as well as the Budget Development division. He brings over 9 years of research experience at the University, Investigator Site and CRO levels to Clintrax.

Prior to Clintrax, Russell worked at a large international CRO where he led a team responsible for global proposal and budget development for a large volume of Phase I-IV clinical trials across a multitude of therapeutic indications. He collaborated with multi-functional global teams and Sponsors to execute projects from the bid stage through trial start-up, as well as providing on-going analysis of negotiated contracts vs. bid projections throughout the payments process to ensure projects were within scope.

Prior to this, Russell was responsible for establishing a start-up clinical research partnership with a cardiology practice, successfully training medical staff on ICH-GCP compliance, securing and negotiating new trials, and recruiting patients for enrollment. He has also worked for a prominent CRO as an in-house monitor and as a graduate research and teaching assistant at Youngstown State University while completing Master’s coursework in Biology. In addition, Russell earned his BS in Life Science Education from Youngstown State.