Allison Kumar
CEO/Principle Consultant

Allison Kumar founded Arina Consulting in 2017 after working 10 years at FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH). Combining her FDA tenure with almost a decade of prior experience in the IVD and biotechnology industry has provided a comprehensive knowledge base for companies and investors that engage with Arina Consulting to leverage. Allison’s passion is in using her deep institutional knowledge to develop innovative approaches that help companies successfully communicate product information to investors and FDA throughout the total product life cycle. Allison is uniquely positioned to develope actionable premarket strategies to guide medical device development through successful regulatory submission and assist the investor community in due diligence of potential investment targets.

Ms. Kumar holds a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from Virginia Tech, a graduate certificate in Biohazardous Threat Agents and Emerging Infectious Diseases from Georgetown University, and is a graduate of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s National Preparedness Leadership Institute.