PE-backed Pilgrim Quality Solutions expands board of managers with an addition

Tampa, Florida-based Pilgrim Quality Solutions, a provider of enterprise quality management software and services for the life sciences sector, has added Rick Lowenstein to its board of managers. Currently, Lowenstein works at Avid Global Services where he served as senior vice president. Quality Solutions is backed by Riverside Partners LLC.


TAMPA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pilgrim Quality Solutions, a leading global provider of enterprise quality management software and services for the Life Sciences, today announced the appointment of Rick Lowenstein to Pilgrim’s Board of Managers.
Lowenstein currently serves as Senior Vice President of Avid Global Services, and is a Corporate Officer and member of Avid’s Executive Leadership Team. With Avid, Lowenstein manages all customer service functions, including customer support, professional services, and education for the company’s entire product suite to clients in all geographies, segments, and tiers. He also has responsibility for hardware production and supply and distribution of all Avid products. Avid is the world’s leading provider of audio and video technology for media and broadcast professionals.

During his 30-year career as a software and services executive, Lowenstein has successfully led and managed services and consulting practices of all sizes at industry and market-leading technology companies, including Adobe, Deltek, Agile Software, Peoplesoft, Sybase, and Accenture. His expertise and experience span a range of industries that includes Life Sciences, and he has extensive experience selling and servicing enterprise solutions in the cloud and on premise within all industry tier levels.

“Rick’s vast enterprise software and services experience and expertise bring additional strength and balance to our already impressive Board team,” said Rick Lowrey, Pilgrim’s Chief Executive Officer. “Our Board member synergy with our Pilgrim leadership team is extremely helpful in advancing our growth and market effectiveness.”

“Pilgrim and its customers lead in the Life Sciences market. Their visionary and first-mover advantage providing and servicing Pilgrim’s enterprise quality compliance management solutions ‘in the cloud’ have led the industry through this transformation,” said Lowenstein. “I’m pleased to team with Rick Lowrey, the Board, and the Pilgrim management team to apply my experience to help the company achieve continued growth and focus on providing the best service to its customers.”

“We are delighted to have Rick Lowenstein join the Board,” said Michelle Noon, Pilgrim Board Chairperson and Partner at private equity firm Riverside Partners. “Rick’s services-based expertise is a great complement to the operational and industry experience that we bring to the Pilgrim team.”

Mr. Lowenstein graduated with a B.S. and IES in Engineering from University of Florida.

About Pilgrim Quality Solutions
Pilgrim Quality Solutions is a leading global provider of enterprise quality management software and services for the Life Sciences and other highly regulated industries. For more than 20 years, our solutions have automated thousands of processes and global company sites to manage the quality and compliance of life’s most important products. Ensuring compliance improves product quality and patient safety while risks decline. Our cloud-based and on-premise solutions include in-the-box best practice quality industry standard workflows, document and process management with electronic signatures, audit trails, dashboards and automated validation – helping companies more easily achieve compliance and pass regulatory audits. Pilgrim Quality Solutions is majority owned by Boston-based private equity firm, Riverside Partners LLC. With Pilgrim Quality Solutions as your partner, you are prepared to succeed. For more information, visit