PJLA, President Operations Manager
Tracy Szerszen is the President and Operations Manager of Perry Johnson Laboratory Accreditation (PJLA), a private third- party accreditation body located in Troy, Michigan, for the past 12 years. Tracy is the managing director of all accreditation schemes and business operations for PJLA’s headquarters office in the United States as well as the branch offices located in Japan, Mexico, Italy and the United Kingdom. Prior to this appointment she served as the Audit Logistics Manager for PJLA’s related body Perry Johnson Registrars, a quality and environmental management certification body. In support of her vast knowledge of quality management system and accreditation regulations, she serves on several international association’s committees and boards such as the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and the Asia Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (APAC) as well as national associations engaged in environmental, food safety, cannabis and medical science such as: The NELAC Institute, AOAC and the American Council of Independent Laboratories (ACIL). Tracy has over 18 years of experience in quality management system and accreditation criteria. She holds a General Science and Business Administration degree as well as several ISO 9000 and ISO 17025 series training certifications.