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Lab Operations Full time

I am a highly skilled chemist with eight plus years of experience in analytical chemistry and material production. My expertise lies in research and application areas, and I am eager to utilize my skills to grow as a professional. I have a strong background in advanced chemistry, physics, and biology, with experience in laboratory settings, scientific report writing, research presentation, and maintaining research lab operations and equipment.


  • Excel Professional
  • UV-Vis; IR Absorption
  • Fluorescence Spectroscopy
  • Chromatography (HPLC/GC)
  • Modeling Software (Mopac; Gaussian)
  • Electron microscopy
  • Rotary Evaporation
  • Pressure Reactions
  • Optical Instrumentation
  • Crystallization
  • C1D1 Hydrocarbon Extraction
  • Sonification
  • Synthesis (Inorganic; Organic; Nanomaterial)

Work Experience

Vice President of Laboratory Operations
Natural State Medicinal Jun 2019 - Aug 2023

Planned, organized, and directed the overall operations of the extraction, refinement and manufacturing of cannabis and cannabis infused products to the highest standards of quality. Procured and managed the implementation, monitoring and troubleshooting of all lab equipment. Provided guidance on analysis of data, and sample/report preparation for the testing/screening for cannabinoid and terpene potency, residual solvents, heavy metals, pesticides, water activity and microbiology analysis. R&D achievements in developing and launching over twenty successful products, researching individual terpenes and their effectiveness for a variety of products and ailments and streamlining effective manufacturing processes for day-to-day operations. 

Technical Sales
Garreco Dental Jun 2015 - Jun 2019

Review of detailed qualitative and quantitative data generated by internal business processes. Focus of the position is on root cause analysis, research and analytical support for internal issues, and research support for anomalies reported during product testing and manufacturing. Technical based sales with product development and manufacturing process assessment. Onboarding of new product formulations and processes from acquired company. 


Masters of Science in Chemistry
Arkansas State University Aug 2008 - May 2015