Ernie Bizjak joined the U.S. FDA in June 2001 and began as an Investigator in the New Jersey District - North Brunswick Resident Post, primarily focusing on drug manufacturing/CGMP inspections. After a brief two and half year transfer to the Detroit District – Indianapolis Resident Post, he became a Drug Specialist in the Baltimore District in February 2008. He achieved Level III/Pharmaceutical Inspectorate certification in July 2010. In February 2012, he accepted a Compliance Officer position in the Baltimore District and handles many complex cases for all commodities regulated by FDA. He continues to participate in domestic and foreign inspections whenever possible. Ernie graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a B.S. degree in Pharmaceutical Science (Go Badgers!).