About Us


Kelly Smith | President of Virtus Group

  Kelly has been helping provide support for small to medium-sized business for the management of their funding, contracting and post-award management issues.  With over 20 years of experience in the legal field and over 10 years in pharma/biotech, Virtus Group is well positioned to provide top-tier service for local start-ups, without the hefty price tag. The experience of having a subject-matter expert at the helm when engaging with service providers, not only allows your teams to focus on the important matter of moving your study forward, but also the confidence they will not only engage in the best terms for the business, but look towards cost-savings opportunities.


William Betts | Technical Operations

Will offers technical operations services based on 20 years’ experience in Project Management, CMC management, and Product Development. With a Pharmaceutical Sciences background, he is well versed in developing solid oral dosage forms and physiochemical characterization experience for small molecules. With experience in leading multiple teams in both small and large molecules for production, we have attained success in regulatory filing of both INDs and NDAs. Pairing the experience with great relationships with multiple CMOs and RTSM (IRT) vendors, has achieved great value for our clients. As a well-organized and self-motivated team leader, he has demonstrated the ability to manage diverse teams made up of cross-functional members and multiple service providers.  

Our Experience


After 20 years in the industry, we decided to alter direction. Now, we share our passion by helping others. Our ramp up process is designed to empower your team and outfit them with the tools they need to succeed. Talk to us today about how we can support your growth, limit your exposure, and put you on a solid track to success and profit.

Our Approach


Our service includes a comprehensive consult to help identify gaps and opportunities, a comprehensive report that includes a project plan with timelines and milestones, a cost analysis, and a schedule. We also offer a suite of quality products that will help you get there quickly and smoothly. That’s how we ensure your success.

Why Us?


Business partners are key—that’s why when it comes to client selection, we’re choosy. We want to give each of you the time and guidance you deserve.  Whether you’re seeking a strategic alliance with the right partner or a special skillset or tool, call us today. Together we’ll create and refine your plan for success. We didn’t get there alone. And neither will you.