• Benjamin Tanner, Ph.D.
    Dr. Benjamin Tanner is the President and CEO of Microchem Laboratory.
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  • Gina Tanner, MBA
    Gina Tanner is the Business Manager for Microchem, overseeing all financial aspects of the company.
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  • Nicole Goulding, B.S.
    Nicole Goulding is the Laboratory Manager
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  • Elizabeth Richard, B.S.


    Elizabeth Richard is the Team Lead for Custom and Treated Articles Testing. She holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.


    Gregory King, M.A.


    Gregory King is the Team Lead for Environmental Monitoring.  He holds a M.A. in Microbiology from The University of Texas at Austin, and a B.S. degree in Cellular & Molecular Biology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.


    Megan Rutland, B.S.


    Megan Rutland is the Team Lead for Cosmetics and Challenge Testing.  She holds a B.S. degree in Microbiology from the University of Oklahoma.  


  • Samantha Kappel, B.S.
    Samantha Kappel is the Team Lead for Medical Device Efficacy Testing
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  • Alyssa Castillo
    Alyssa Castillo is a Q.A. Assistant I on the Quality Assurance Team
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  • Hillary Johnson, M.S.
    Hillary Johnson is a Q.A. Specialist I on the Quality Assurance Team
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  • Nick Tonry, B.S.
    Nick Tonry is a Quality Assurance Specialist I at Microchem.
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  • Karen Ramm, B.A.
    Karen Ramm serves as the Director of Client Relations for Disinfectant and Sanitizer Testing
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  • Nicholas Garcia, B.S.
    Nicholas Garcia is an Analyst III, serving as the Trainer and Special Projects Manager
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  • Alyssa Jans, B.S.
    Alyssa Jans is an Analyst I on the Cosmetics and Challenge Testing Team
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  • Brianna Flynn, B.S.


    Brianna Flynn is an Associate Analyst on the Medical Device Efficacy Team. 


  • Brittani Shaffer, B.S.
    Brittani Shaffer is an Analyst I on the Custom and Treated Articles Team
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  • Chris Craney, B.S.
    Chris Craney is an Analyst I on the Custom and Treated Articles Team
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  • Courtney Smith, M.S.
    Courtney Smith is an Analyst I on the Medical Device Efficacy Team
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  • Hunter Cmerek, B.S.
    Hunter Cmerek is an Analyst I on the Disinfectants and Sanitizers Team
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  • Jennifer Clifford, B.S.


    Jennifer Clifford is an Associate Analyst on the Medical Device Efficacy Team. 


    Jordan Villarreal, B.S.A.


    Jordan Villarreal is an Associate Analyst on the Disinfectants and Sanitizers Team.  He holds a B.S.A. degree in Biology from The University of Texas at Austin.


  • Jorge Cavazos, B.S.
    Jorge Cavazos is an Analyst I on the Disinfectants and Sanitizers Team
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  • Julia Maia, B.S.


    Julia Maia is an Associate Analyst on the Cosmetics and Challenge Testing Team. 


    Kathryn Edwards, B.S.


    Kathryn Edwards is an Analyst I on the Disinfectants and Sanitizers Team.  She holds a B.S. degree in Microbiology from Texas State University.


  • Kristin Berthiaume, B.S.
    Kristin Berthiaume is an Associate Analyst on the Medical Device Validations Team
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  • Madhuri Patil, M.T.


    Madhuri Patil is an Analyst I on the Disinfectants and Sanitizers Team.  She holds a Masters degree in Biotechnology from Dr. D.Y.Patil Institute and a Masters degree in Management Studies from the University of Mumbai.  She also holds an Advanced Technical Certificate in Biotechnology from Austin Community College, and a Bachelors degree in Life Sciences from the University of Mumbai.


    Madison Palmer, B.S.


    Madison Palmer is an Associate Analyst on the Disinfectants and Sanitizers Team.


  • Malissa Klemp, B.S.
    Malissa Klemp is an Analyst I on the Medical Device Validations Team
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  • Matthew South, B.S.


    Matthew South is an Associate Analyst on the Cosmetics Team. 


    Meredith Fenner, B.S.


    Meredith Fenner is an Analyst I on the Disinfectants and Sanitizers Team.  She holds a B.S. degree in Biochemistry from The University of Texas at Austin.


    Natalia Galvan, B.S.


    Natalia Galvan is an Associate Analyst on the Disinfectants and Sanitizers Team.  She holds a B.S. in Biochemistry from The University of Texas at Austin.


    Nathanial Garza, B.S.


    Nathanial Garza is an Associate Analyst on the Disinfectants and Sanitizers Team.  He holds a B.S. in Biomedical Sciences from Texas A&M University in Kingsville.


    Patricia Castro-Molina, B.S.


    Patricia Castro-Molina is an Associate Analyst on the Custom and Treated Articles Team


  • Sarah Warner, B.S.
    Sarah Warner is an Associate Analyst on the Custom and Treated Articles Team
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  • Shanker Tamang, B.S.
    Shanker Tamang is an Associate Analyst on the Custom and Treated Articles Team
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  • Shannon Von Gerichten, B.S.


    Shannon Von Gerichten is an Analyst II on the Custom and Treated Articles Team.  She holds a B.S. degree in Cell Biology from Mary-Hardin Baylor University. 

    Prior to joining Microchem, Shannon served as a teaching assistant for univerisity microbiology laboratory courses.  Clients appreciate her upbeat approach to projects and close attention to study details.


    Victoria Zarate, B.S.


    Victoria Zarate is an Analyst I on the Disinfectants and Sanitizers Team.  She holds a B.S. degree in Biochemistry from Texas State University.


  • Zak Carroll, B.S.
    Zak Carroll is an Associate Analyst on the Medical Device Validations Team
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  • Carrie Firmani
    Carrie Firmani is a Laboratory Assistant I on the Cosmetics and Challenge Testing Team.
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  • Lien Pham


    Lien Pham is a Lab Assistant I on our Disinfectants and Sanitizers Team.  She holds an Associates Degree of Medical Laboratory Technician from Austin Community College.


  • Pam Horst
    Pam Horst is a Lab Assistant I on the Cosmetics and Challenge Testing Team
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  • Rachel Johnson
    Rachel Johnson is a Laboratory Assistant I on the Medical Device Efficacy Team.
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  • Renee Friday


    Renee Friday is a Lab Assistant I on the Environmental Monitoring Team.


  • Ryan Patterson
    Ryan Patterson is a Lab Assistant I on the Cosmetics and Challenge Testing Team
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  • Samantha Pearce


    Samantha Pearce is a Lab Assistant I on the Cosmetics and Challenge Testing Team.  She is working to complete a degree in the sciences from Austin Community College.


  • Stacey Moore
    Stacey Moore is a Lab Assistant I on the Environmental Monitoring Team
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  • Wanda Worsley, B.S.
    Wanda Worsley is a Lab Assistant I on the Cosmetics and Challenge Testing Team
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  • Crystal Zwernemann
    Crystal Zwernemann is the Accounting Clerk at Microchem
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