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. He handles many complex cases for all commodities regulated by FDA. These cases have resulted in regulatory actions such as a Consent Decrees, seizures, and Warning Letters. 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!).