Sequence, Inc. has been in business since 2002, providing reliable quality and compliance consulting services to nationwide clients in the life science and other regulated industries. Because we truly care about our clients, we do everything in our power to make them successful. We view our clients not simply as customers, but as legitimate partners. This is just one of the many reasons why our company has experienced such substantial growth over the last few years.

Meet our leaders below:

Sequence- Mike Putnam-304Mike Putnam

President & CEO


Mike Putnam began his career in Greenville, NC with contract drug manufacturer Catalytica and DSM Pharmaceuticals (now Patheon).  In his role with Catalytica/DSM, he led regulatory testing initiatives for enterprise IT applications, laboratory instrumentation, process automation, and production equipment systems.  In 2002, he founded Sequence, Inc. as a way to provide high-caliber consultants to assist manufacturers in complying with increasingly complex regulatory requirements.  Since inception, Sequence, Inc. has emerged as a leader in its field serving clients worldwide.  Mike serves on numerous industry boards for professional organizations and universities.  Mr. Putnam attended East Carolina University where he earned his B.S. degree in Industrial Technology (Manufacturing concentration) in 1998 and M.S. degree in Industrial Technology (Digital Communications concentration) in 2001.  He resides in Raleigh, NC with his wife Rebecca and sons Grayson, Chase, and Cohen.


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Head, People and Culture


Jeff Price entered the pharmaceutical industry in 1999 when he joined Catalytica and DSM Pharmaceuticals (now Patheon)  in Greenville, NC.  Jeff brought a background in supporting and maintaining automated computer systems to DSM/Catalytica, where he supported validation and compliance initiatives for process automation systems, enterprise IT systems, and laboratory systems.  In 2003, he joined Sequence, Inc. as a validation consultant supporting various clients in laboratory systems and IT enterprise applications.  Since then, he has assisted in developing Sequence as a full-service quality and compliance services provider to the Life Science industries.  He has served in his current role as Vice President of Operations since 2011 and is responsible for oversight of business operations, project management, and client relationship management.  Jeff is a veteran of the U.S. Army where he served as a Military Policeman and supported activities in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm.  He attended East Carolina University where he obtained a B.S. degree in Manufacturing in 1999.  Jeff currently resides in Greenville, NC with his wife Lisa and their son Jason, and their daughter Kara.


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Head, Business Development


Daniel Santarsiero obtained both his B.S. degree in Industrial Technology and M.S. degree in Manufacturing from East Carolina University.  He joined Sequence, Inc., in August of 2002 as a Validation Consultant tasked with supporting the validation needs of existing and prospective clients, while assisting in advancing Sequence, Inc., as a leader in the Life Science industry.  With prior experience and a background in Information, Laboratory, and Automation systems, Dan began his Sequence career at Bayer Pharmaceuticals (now Grifols), in Clayton, NC and quickly advanced to become the Validation Lead for projects at Wyeth Vaccines, Novartis, and Hospira.  Through exhibiting professionalism, in-depth industry knowledge, and establishing trusting relations, as well as his attainment of key company goals and clientele, Dan has been instrumental in the development of Sequence, Inc into one of the premier leaders in the Quality and Compliance Services in the Life Sciences industry.  Dan currently resides in Clayton, NC with his wife Michele, their daughters Ava and Marley, and son Everette.


DSC_1126 (2)Carl Johnson

Head, Operations


Carl Johnson began his career at Catalytica and DSM Pharmaceuticals (now Patheon) in Greenville, NC.  In his role with Catalytica/DSM, he concentrated mainly on process engineering, process automation, and production equipment systems.  In 2001 Carl transitioned into the consulting field by owning his own company and providing various clients support in process engineering, automation and controls, process automation, production equipment systems, lab services, and Fill Line equipment and processes.  After 11 years, Carl joined Sequence, Inc. in 2012 as Senior Manager Manufacturing Systems Services.  Since joining Sequence, Inc. Carl has transformed the Manufacturing Systems Services group to inclued new services and become the Engineering and Technical Services.  His team consists of more than 40 high caliber consultants that provide clients with a vast array of expertise from Start Up Commissioning activities to Finish Goods.  Carl is veteran of the Marine Corps and served in Operation Desert Shield / Desert Storm.  Carl holds degrees in Computer Programming and Computer Networking.  Carl currently resides in Greenville, NC along with his wife Ande and their sons Christopher and Tyler.


FullSizeRender (2)Andrew Wilding

Head, Finance and Accounting


Andrew Wilding is the Controller for Sequence, Inc. This position is responsible for all financial operations for the company including accounting, financial planning & analysis, procurement, and treasury management. Mr. Wilding has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, optimizing financial structures, corporate development and strategy, systems implementation, and foreign subsidiary management. Prior to Sequence, Inc. Andrew has served as Controller at Peoplefluent, Inc. and Director of Finance at Blackboard, Inc. Andrew has an undergraduate degree in Finance and a Masters in Accounting and Financial Management; in addition he holds his credential as a Certified Management Accountant.