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Professional Summary

Forward-thinking Executive with proven record of accomplishment in clinical and manufacturing industries during 10-year career. Driven and ambitious change manager dedicated to continuous business improvement focused on enhancing revenue and streamlining business operations. Diligent in driving profit maximization through multifaced business approaches.

Work History
Department Of Health And Human Services - General/Technical Supervisor
Gainesville, FL, 08/2020 - Current
  • Initially increased molecular sample volume capacity and throughput by 900%.
  • Managed 16 laboratory staff including molecular and toxicology scientists, technicians, and collectors.
  • Developed and validated respiratory pathogen testing.
  • Began marketing the company's services to potential clients.
  • Managed shipping and receiving of all laboratory samples and products.
  • Presented business leaders with cost-benefit and return-on-investment estimations to drive project planning and execution.
  • Allocated resources for optimum coverage and effectiveness.
  • Organized system infrastructure documentation and operating procedures, strengthening controls and enhancing overall performance.
  • Provided high-level technical expertise to projects in molecular and toxicological testing.
  • Managed relationships will 40 molecular clients and 12 toxicology clients.
MODERN CROP - Chief Operating Officer
City, STATE, 04/2019 - Current
  • As a company partners, I worked alongside the CEO to build Modern Crop from the ground up
  • Starting with Ag operations, we contracted with growers who grew 130,000 hemp plants in year 1 and 375,000 in year 2
  • Oversaw harvest building construction which includes an 8,000 square foot building with 33 dry barns, a loading and threshing machine
  • Managed the buildout of a state of the art 18,000 square foot cannabinoid extraction laboratory
  • This includes laboratory design to follow GMP guidelines, instrumentation selection, purchase, and installation
  • Assembled all staff to operate production in the laboratory which began with included crude extraction, winterization, rotary evaporation, distillation, THC remediation, and analytical analysis
  • Interviewed, supervised and motivated 18 staff members to achieve optimal productivity
  • Once laboratory buildout was complete, I oversaw daily lab production and worked with the CEO to push toward company vision and goals
  • Led operational oversight and budgetary supervision for 3 sites
  • Orchestrated positive media coverage and public relations as public face of Modern Crop
  • Oversaw operations and coordinated with managers to increase quarterly profits
  • Evaluated Modern Crop performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics
GRAVITY DIAGNOSTICS - Director of Operations/Toxicology Technical Supervisor
City, STATE, 10/2016 - 04/2019
  • As the first Gravity Diagnostics toxicology employee, initial work included laboratory design, expected budget, and ordering of supplies, equipment, and instrumentation
  • Assisted with requisition form, including compound offering selection for screening and confirmation, as well as putting together panels for various physician needs
  • Delegated assignments based on site plans, project needs and knowledge of individual team members
  • Developed sample preparation and confirmation methods on Waters LC MSMS which include 78 compounds and then validated those methods based on CAP regulations and requirements
  • Using Orchard software, I developed , designed and validated patient ordering and reporting
  • Managed five toxicology employees which grew to 13 and monitored production daily
  • Collaborated with management, technical crew members and fellow supervisors to organize efficient site operations and achieve demanding schedule targets
  • Assembled team and initiated development and roll-out of infectious disease and pharmacogenetics testing which is now being used to test hundreds of thousands of Kentucky patients for Covid-19
PREMIER INTEGRITY SOLUTIONS - Laboratory Supervisor/Research and Development Chemist
City, STATE, 03/2015 - 09/2016
  • Began working for Premier Integrity Solutions Laboratory when the ‘lab’ was just an empty room
  • As laboratory supervisor I was able to make crucial decision on laboratory direction as well supplies, instrumentation, employees, and methodology needed to get the laboratory and business started
  • Any physicians with questions regarding their patient’s results or overall toxicology questions were directed to me
  • Completed revision of all laboratory SOP’s and validation data
  • Responsible for leading instrument maintenance specialist and two toxicology analyst
  • As R&D chemist, I developed and validated K2/spice, bath salts, dextromethorphan, isomers, and naloxone methods on Waters Xevo TQD’s
  • Validated 65 analyte method on two SCIEX 4500 and an Agilent 6460
  • Responsible for devising calibrator/QC prep guides and well as spiking those for associated methods
  • Worked through all application’s type troubleshooting on LCMS
  • Worked remotely every evening to ensure that batches were running correctly and there were no issues
PREMIERTOX - Research and Development Chemist
City, STATE, 02/2012 - 03/2015
  • I began my career at PremierTox as a laboratory assistant and was promoted to Toxicology Analyst after three weeks of employment
  • In April 2013, I transferred to Research and Development department as a Chemist
  • Performed daily instrument maintenance, cleaned glassware, prepared instrument solvents and mobile phases, and changed columns on instruments
  • Worked both first and second review (certifying scientist)
  • Performed daily maintenance on Waters TQD LC MSMS, calibrated LC’s daily, sequenced patient batches, completed troubleshooting on various instruments, operated GC-TOF, assisted in the development of the Methamphetamine isomer method, made first revisions on patient batches, and assisted in training newly hired toxicology analysts
  • Made final revisions on patient batches and released patient results to physician
  • Developed new LC methods, maintained current LC methods by optimizing analytes via infusion, completed full validations on new methods, worked heavily in LC applications, trained toxicology analysts on newly developed methods, assisted with programming of TECAN and SPEware ALD, and trained employees on new TECAN applications
  • Trained extraction department on solid phase extraction improvements, spiked calibrators and QC, improved hydrolysis methodology, wrote and reviewed SOP’s, and maintained laboratory records
(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Operations oversight
  • Staff management
  • Business development
  • Problem solving
  • Quality management
  • Cost savings and reduction
  • Program oversight
  • Operational improvement
  • Team building
  • Liquid chromatography
  • Gas chromatography
  • Mass Spectrometry
  • TECAN robotics
  • Data analysis
CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY Campbellsville, KY Expected in 2009 Bachelors of Science Degree : Biology, English - GPA :

Class of 2010 Biology Award and Sigma Zeta Science and Math National Honor Society

LINCOLN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL Stanford, KY Expected in 2005 Comprehensive Diploma : - GPA :

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  • General/Technical Supervisor
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Director of Operations/Toxicology Technical Supervisor
  • Laboratory Supervisor/Research and Development Chemist
  • Research and Development Chemist
  • Bachelors of Science Degree
  • Comprehensive Diploma

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