Cassandra Erato, MSN

Chief Executive Officer, Spaulding Clinical, LLC

Cassandra (Cassie) Erato has over 15 years of experience in clinical research operations and has overseen and grown a full service CRO. Her expertise includes Phase 1 clinical trial conduct, IND/regulatory, cardiac safety, data management, biostatistics, and medical writing operations. She has demonstrated success in innovation, quality delivery to clients, increasing efficiencies, critical problem solving, developing/implementing corporate strategy, and U.S. regulatory requirements. She has been part of Spaulding Clinical since its inception in 2007, and her work has been key to the rapid operational scaling/growth, strategic planning, and recapitalization of the company. Cassie has a Master of Science in nursing from Marquette University. For more information, visit

Talk to Cassie about these topics and more:

  • Navigating U.S. regulatory requirements, IND Submission, and Phase 1 startup and conduct 
  • Efficiencies and guidance in running Phase 1 of clinical development  
  • Understanding cardiac safety requirements and the best cost-saving methods 
  • Developing new service programs as needs emerge 
  • Rapid operational scaling/growth, strategic planning, and recapitalization 

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