Heather Hourihan


Senior Consultant

Baltimore, MD


As a Senior Consultant, Heather is a highly analytical professional who brings a broad and cross-functional skillset to MRC Global. Having honed her experience and advanced her career through the development of a new medical device company, her RA/QA knowledge is robust after serving in a variety of support and leadership roles, including Director of Regulatory Affairs.

Heather’s ability to develop new programs, policies, processes, and protocols makes her a powerful asset and valuable part of any quality/regulatory team. Having received multiple FDA, ISO, and HUD approvals over her career, she understands how to successfully prepare for and navigate projects to avoid setbacks, accelerate timeframes, and achieve clearance.

Experienced in product development and manufacturing protocols, Heather has created product design and manufacturing schedules for new medical devices while managing product development teams with Scrum methodology framework and Microsoft Project. As a detailed and driven project manager, she understands how to effectively keep programs, projects, and teams on time and on budget.

Heather has Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) and holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Towson University in Maryland.

  • Past experience in support and leadership rolls, including Director of Regulatory Affairs
  • Experienced in product development and manufacturing protocols
  • Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC)