Benjamin Tanner, Ph.D.


    Benjamin Tanner is the President and CEO of Microchem Laboratory.  He holds a Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of Arizona where he studied environmental infectious disease transmission under Dr. Charles Gerba.  He is the author of the book, Legal Aspects of Infectious Diseases and has served as an expert microbiologist in dozens of infection-related lawsuits.


    Megan Rutland, B.S.


    Megan Rutland is the Laboratory Manager for our Cosmetics and Medical Device Teams.  She holds a B.S. degree in Microbiology from the University of Oklahoma.  


  • Yvonne Reinke
    Yvonne Reinke is the Accounting Manager for Microchem Laboratory
  • Ann Acuff, B.S.
    Ann Acuff is the Medical Device Validations Team Lead
  • Emily Cox, B.S.
    Emily Cox is the Custom Team Lead
  • Hannah Klug, M.S.
    Hannah Klug is the Team Lead for Medical Device Efficacy Testing
  • Hillary Johnson, M.S.


    Hillary Johnson serves as Team Lead for Disinfectant and Sanitizer Testing at Microchem.  She holds a M.S. in Clinical Molecular Genetics from Northern Michigan University and a B.S. degree in Microbiology from Texas State University. 


  • Krystal Rodenbeck, B.S.
    Krystal Rodenbeck is the Quality Assurance Team Lead
  • Melanie Van Winkle, B.S.A.
    Melanie Van Winkle is the Cosmetics Team Lead
  • Victoria Zarate, B.S.
    Victoria Zarate is the Virology Team Lead
  • Crystal Zwernemann


    Crystal Zwernemann is the Accounting Clerk at Microchem.


  • Karen Ramm, B.A.
    Karen Ramm serves as the Director of Client Relations for Disinfectant and Sanitizer Testing
  • Taylor Rodriguez
    Taylor Rodriguez is the Marketing Associate for Microchem Laboratory