Nicholas Tovar joined Consensus Orthopedics in 2018. Nick develops, leads and drives the execution of regulatory and quality assurance strategy using creativity and innovation while balancing the business needs with regulatory compliance. Nick has the overall responsibility for leading the development and management of the corporate quality management system including the setting of quality goals, managing and improving all aspects of the quality system with an emphasis on regulatory compliance, customer experience, design controls and code and solution quality, production controls and process performance, risk management and quality management governance to ensure compliance and drive measurable improvement in product and service quality.
Nick is Chairman of the Board for Quality Assurance Consultants, Inc. located in Sacramento, California. Previously, Nick was an Executive Director of Quality Assurance for Cesca, Haemonetics, PCG and RPMI, Quality Manager for Siemens Corporation, and Quality Director for ITI of Kleinfelder Corporation. Earlier in his career, Nick worked as a Senior Quality Engineer, Senior Manufacturing Engineer and Propulsion Engineer for companies like Advanced Medical Development, BPC – Advanced Materials Division and Aerojet Propulsion Division. He has over 30 years of management and engineering experience in the medical and aerospace industries. Nick has a BSL Logistics/Engineering Management degree from Weber State University, Ogden, Utah and holds a BSME Manufacturing/Mechanical Engineering degree from National University, Sacramento, CA.