Leadership Team

Leaders in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Industries

Spectra is led by Brion Brandes, Executive Vice President, Business Development; and Lynda Parker, Executive Vice President, Sales and Operations, each having over 25 years in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries as well as over 11 years in the commercial outsourced marketplace.

Brion M. Brandes

Executive Vice President,

Business Development

(678) 581-4525

Brion is the Executive Vice President of Business Development for Spectra BioPharma Selling Solutions and is responsible for securing all new customers for Spectra, promoting Spectra’s full line of commercial offerings as well as managing all customer relationships.

Brion joins Spectra with over 27 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical industry and has held various leadership roles in Business Development, Sales, Product and Regional Marketing and Strategic Alliances while working at Parke-Davis, a Division of Warner Lambert, Pharmacia and MedPointe.  These various roles have allowed Brion to foster an extensive understanding of the Pharmaceutical and Biotech industries’ commercial operations.

For the past 11 years, Brion has worked in the commercial outsourced marketplace for Quintiles and has gained the expertise and knowledge to understand and adapt to the changing commercial challenges that face the biopharma industry.  He has used this knowledge and experience to develop customized strategic and innovative commercial solutions for Fortune 100 companies resulting in significant return on investment.

Brion graduated from the University of Connecticut with a degree in Technical Marketing.

Lynda M. Parker

Executive Vice President,

Sales & Operations

(678) 581-4522

As Executive Vice President, Sales and Operations, Lynda is responsible for oversight of all sales teams and operations, ensuring flawless commitment to excellence in implementation, execution, ultimately achieving our customers’ commercialization objectives.

Lynda is an accomplished commercial executive with over 25 years of experience in the biopharma industry. She has held senior-level roles leading sales, marketing and operations functions, including over 12 years in the commercial outsourcing business.  This experience allows her to bring a broad perspective to our customers, having held leadership roles on both sides of the industry, beginning with Quintiles, leading to Eisai, inVentiv Health, and Ipsen, before ultimately coming to Spectra.

Throughout her career, Ms. Parker has successfully created, led and expanded sales teams across many diverse therapeutic areas, strategically developing the operational infrastructure necessary to support cross-functional systems and operations.

Lynda graduated from Lynchburg College with a degree in Economics.