Founder and CEO
Forrest began his career as a chemist in 2011 at Rinko & Associates and has an extensive background in materials chemistry, soil chemistry and government contracting. He has a dual B.S. in Soil Science and Chemistry from California Polytechnic State University. He has spent the last 4 years building a successful business and honing his entrepreneurial skills on the Central Coast of California.
Founder and Biological Lab Director
Shawn received a dual B.S. from California Polytechnic State University in microbiology and molecular biology and is following that with a M.S in the Biological Sciences Department. She has a professional background in water quality control and public health microbiology. Shawn’s lifelong connection to the Central Coast has driven her to provide the region with excellent customer care and product safety.
Dr. Chris Gray
Analytical Lab Director
Entrepreneur and analytical scientist with a background in business analytics. Proven record working with complex interdisciplinary scientific questions. Chris obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Colorado Boulder and followed that with a NRC fellowship at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. His diverse multidisciplinary knowledge and interests include science, technology and business.
Chris is a Cal Poly alum who earned a B.S. in Food Science in June of 2020. He has over a year of experience working in a food safety laboratory doing research on several projects ranging from Listeria monocytogenes growth in nontraditional salad ingredients to E. coli O157:H7 survival in agricultural soil. On days off, you can find him baking desserts or break dancing in his room.
Quality Control Manager
Savannah is a client relations professional with expertise in data and document control. Her main aspiration is to positively impact her customer's experience. She has more than 15 years of customer care on her resume, half of which was spent as a licensed optician. This taught her discipline, compassion, and motivation in a fast paced environment. She is warm, welcoming, has a passion for this community, and is here to help accommodate any of your analytical needs.
Jerry is a Border Collie Irish Wolfhound mix born in Los Osos, CA. He enjoys long walks on the beach and chasing vermin in the open fields. He is an expert at table scrap removal, client greeting and security.
Sesshōmaru (Sushi) and Hiroki (Hiro)
Hermonos from Mexico
Sushi is taller, longer, and leaner and loves to speak.
Learns from big Bro Jerry.
Hiro looks more like their Shephard side.
Learns from his 2 human bros.