About Us

Project Outlier is a project management consulting organization. Our focus is on helping clients achieve their goals and objectives through the execution of targeted and well-managed projects. We offer a variety of services to help clients through the key stages of the project lifecycle: strategy and planning, program and project management, and operational transition.

We primarily work with clients in the pharma/biotech industry. On average, our team members have worked with more than a dozen pharma/biotech organizations. We’ve helped startups launch their first FDA-approved therapies. We’ve helped clients extend their marketing and service presence to the Internet. We’ve also helped globally-recognized brands complete monumental business transformations.

While each client and situation are unique, no problem is too big or too small when you have the right strategy and the right team.

We’d love to talk with you about your next project!

  • We love big problems.
  • We are competent.
  • We challenge the process.
  • We are drivers.
  • We deliver.
  • We are competitive.
  • We are supportive.
  • We are personable.
  • We are a team.
  • We have fun!

Meet the Partners

Dave CoddingtonFounder and Managing Partner
Dave blends strategic leadership and tactical execution to successfully define, drive, and deliver business and IT projects, programs, and portfolios for pharmaceutical and biotechnology organizations. He has helped clients launch more than a dozen new therapies and complete many multi-million-dollar initiatives. Dave thrives in challenging environments where success is possible but unlikely without an infusion of creative problem-solving, direction, and project management expertise. He excels at strategic planning, project startup, project rescue, process improvement, and PMO implementation and improvement.

Dave earned an MBA in Information Systems Management from Baylor University, possesses a BS in Business Administration and Economics from LeTourneau University, and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

Aside from his work, Dave enjoys exercising, reading, learning, and volunteering at a school for under-privileged children in Guatemala. Dave also enjoys coaching girls’ soccer and screaming at the TV to encourage his beloved North Carolina Tar Heels while enjoying a nice glass of red wine!

Kirsten FlanaganPartner
Kirsten is a talented program and project manager with extensive experience leading cost saving process improvement initiatives and large scale implementations in pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.  She has managed multi-million dollar projects across the breadth of the drug development lifecycle, from early stage to commercialization.

Kirsten holds a BA in Business Administration from University of the Pacific and certifications as a Project Management Professional (PMP) and Six Sigma Green Belt.

Outside the office, Kirsten is passionate about her volunteer work with the “Girls on the Run” organization and enjoys art and travel.