VP Racing’s new Quality Control Manager will help quality remain at the forefront of the company’s growth.
Anna Crowder has been appointed as the Quality Control Manager for VP Racing Fuels Inc. In her new position, Crowder will report to Chris Taylor, Director of Specialty Chemicals, and will be responsible for overseeing the ISO certification for VP’s Texas facility and working on quality assurance for all company divisions and product lines. Crowder will work from the company’s Elmendorf, Texas plant.
Along with an M.S. in Chemistry, Crowder brings more than 20 years of experience in both the public and private sector. Most recently she taught courses dealing with quality in a laboratory environment at Fort Sam Houston’s Medical Education Training Center in San Antonio, prior to which she was a Quality Assurance Leader working with the FDA on ISO 9001 inspections of the manufacture of over-the-counter drugs. Crowder also spent 10 years as Lab Director for the City of San Antonio Metropolitan Health Department in addition to 10 years in laboratory management focused on cancer research, and reference laboratories.
“For more than 40 years, VP has produced and delivered the highest quality products to its customers,” said Taylor. “Becoming ISO certified will help facilitate VP’s growth and diversification while strengthening its reputation among a broader customer base. Anna brings tremendous experience in this area, assuring VP’s historic commitment to quality will remain at the forefront of our growth.”
“I have a real passion for quality, so I felt right at home at VP where the whole team has an overriding passion for performance,” said Crowder. “With my background, I understand the critical importance of a good quality system and look forward to helping VP ensure its customers are provided with the best products available.”