Steve Folio has over 25 years of successful leadership and experience in drug product, drug substance, medical device, and combination product development, testing and manufacturing. At Argonaut Manufacturing Services, he is responsible for Quality and Regulatory Affairs.
Steve started at the company in September of 2021 as the Sr. Director of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs, Drug Products where he was responsible for all aspects of drug product quality. Prior to joining Argonaut, his previous role was Sr. Director and Head of Quality at Ajinomoto BioPharma Services (formerly Althea) where he spent 16 years leading teams to successfully commercialize over twenty drug and combination products in multiple global markets. In addition, he led the commissioning and validation efforts for multiple newly built commercial manufacturing and laboratory facilities. He previously served in various roles of increasing responsibility at Catalent Pharma Solutions, Cardinal Health and Matrix Pharmaceuticals and he also served as a consultant for the BioPharma industry. Steve is a veteran of the United States Navy where he served as a Metrologist and Electronics Technician on a forward deployed surface warfare ship.
Steve was awarded a degree in Liberal Arts with a professional focus in electronics and technology while serving in the US Navy with course work completed at Northwestern University, University of Oklahoma, Old Dominion University, US Navy Campus, Ashland University and the University of Phoenix. In his off time he enjoys hiking, biking and golf.