Tres Bishop, Ph.D.

Director of Quality and Regulatory Affairs at DaVita Labs


301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899
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Dr. Tres Bishop is an innovative and energetic quality and continuous improvement executive with extensive experience in highly regulated industries. He is a results-oriented leader that prides himself on building and developing teams that meet or exceed customer expectations. Currently, Dr. Bishop is the Director of Quality and Regulatory Affairs for DaVita Labs in DeLand Florida. He is responsible for creating the strategic direction of the quality organization. Key responsibilities include developing, implementing, maintaining, and continuously improving the Laboratory Quality Management System. Before moving to DaVita, Bishop held positions of increasing responsibility at Kaman Aerospace, Comtech Systems, Rockwell Collins, and Harris Corporation.


  • DBA, University of South Florida
  • MBA, Florida Institute of Technology
  • M.S., Engineering Management, Florida Institute of Technology
  • B.S., Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida


  • American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM)


  • Certified Project Management Professional
  • Certified Quality/Organizational Excellence Management
  • Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Master Black Belt
  • Leadership

Recent Publications

  • Bishop. D. Reeves, K. (2022). "How to Build a Quality Climate in a Small to Medium Enterprise. An Action Research Project," International Journal of Lean Six Sigma. Vol. 13 No. 2, pp. 342-360.

  • Bishop, T. Clark, D. (2021). "Unexpected Career Callings. Now What?," SECRA Journal Publication in process

  • Bishop. T, (2020). "Accidental vs. Intentional Project Management," Publication in process

  • Bishop, T. Clark, D. (2019). "Tick Tock: Making an Executive Hiring Decision Under Pressure," SECRA Journal 16(2). 32-44

  • Bishop, T. (2018). "How to Build Quality Management in a Small to Medium Enterprise," Muma Business Review 2(4). 43-54 

  • Bishop, T. (2018). "ERP Selection: The Lifeblood of an Organization," Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, 1(16). 65-69 

  • Bishop, T. (2017). "The Hard Truth About Soft Skills," Muma Business Review, 1(18). 233-239