Marian Boardley is an independent consultant who manages projects for dietary supplement manufacturers and distributors. She helps clients in the food, drug, and dietary supplement industries to implement compliance with dietary supplement, food, OTC and homeopathic drugs, and other cGMPs. She regularly trains staff to be ready for FDA inspections and also writes documentation for quality control, laboratory and manufacturing operations. Previously, Ms. Boardley directed financial applications development at Oracle Corporation, managing software programming and testing, speaking at user group meetings, and delivering customer training classes. As a consultant, she also served in interim management positions for web software projects, and recruited technical staff for several early internet startups. Originally trained in chemistry, Ms. Boardley spent several years at the University of Reading, England as Research Technician for Prof. J. B. Harborne, a world authority in phytochemistry, this work culminated in seven published papers describing methods of analysis and identification of flavonoid compounds. Marian Boardley was born in Yorkshire, England and is now a US citizen residing in Moab, Utah.