Our People – A culture of scientific inquisitiveness and fun.

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Brooks Applied Labs is a certified small business with only about 40 staff members. Our work culture encourages creativity, individuality, brilliance, and fun. We have a hard-working, talented, and dedicated staff of experienced chemists and managers who take great pride in producing exceptionally-high quality data and providing outstanding customer service.

Senior Management Team

MICHELLE BRISCOE

President/CEO

As the President of Brooks Applied Labs, Michelle Briscoe is responsible for all business operations...
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ANNIE CARTER

Vice President of Operations

Annie joined Brooks Applied Labs in 2004. She has held a variety of roles including analyst, group leader, instrumentation installation and support...
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RUSS GERADS

Business Development Director

As the Business Development Director at Brooks Applied Labs Mr. Gerads is responsible for fostering new revenue streams and ensuring...
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HAKAN GÜRLEYÜK

Technical Director/ Senior Scientist

Dr. Hakan Gürleyük is the Technical Director at Brooks Applied Labs (BAL). Dr. Gürleyük develops various methods for speciation...
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FRANK MCFARLAND

Vice President of Quality

As a research scientist with years of experience developing analytical methods, performing technical reviews of data...
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Customer Service Team

MI SUN CHUN

Project Coordinator/
Technical Data Specialist


Joining Brooks Applied Labs in 2006, Mi Sun has worked as an analyst and group leader in the company...
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JAMIE FOX

Technical Sales Manager

As the Technical Sales Manager for Brooks Applied Labs, Mr. Fox is responsible for identifying and capturing new opportunities that require trace metals and metals...
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LYDIA GREAVES

Project Manager

Lydia Greaves has been with Brooks Applied since 2010 and she has been working in the industry since 2006. She has worked in several positions...
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MISTY KENNARD-MAYER

Technical Services Specialist

Ms. Kennard-Mayer joined Brooks Applied Labs in 2008 bringing with her several years of environmental consulting experience...
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ELIZABETH MADONICK

Technical Services Specialist

Ms. Madonick joined Brooks Applied Labs in 2003 bringing her extensive laboratory and project management experience.
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JEREMY MAUTE

Project Manager

Jeremy came into Project Management three years ago after extensive time working as a chemist. He graduated in 2007 from...
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ANNA PRESTBO

Project Coordinator

Anna has interned as a sample control technician and assistant project manager at Brooks Applied Labs for 3 out of her 4 college summer vacations. Upon grad...
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AMANDA ROYAL

Project Manager

Prior to joining Brooks Applied Labs, Amanda Royal received her B.S. degree in Environmental Resource Management...
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MARGARET SHULTZ

Project Coordinator

Margaret recently joined the Client Services team after 7 years as Office Manager for Brooks...
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TIFFANY STILWATER

Client Services Manager

Joining Brooks Applied Labs in 2006, Ms. Stilwater brings an intense devotion to environmental sustainability and education...
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BEN WOZNIAK

Project Manager

Ben is no stranger to the lab industry. Having a careers spanning from Chemist to Project Manager, Ben has a thorough understanding of analytical intricacies...
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Laboratory Staff

JACKI AITKEN

Speciation Group Leader

Jacki joined the Brooks Applied team in 2012 after graduating from Western Washington University. She majored in Spanish and Environmental Science...
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SCOTT ANDERSON

Metals Chemist

Scott’s main responsibilities include putting together and shipping sampling kits, receiving, processing and logging in samples...
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ELY BAIR

Quality Assurance Associate

Hailing from Anchorage, Alaska — Ely moved to Seattle in 2012 and joined the Brooks Applied team as a QA assistant...
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LAUREN BLAIWES

Sample Control Specialist

In 2015, Lauren graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a B.S. in Marine Science and a minor in Biology. In her spare time, she....
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SELENE CONVY


Sample Control Specialist
Selene graduated from Western Washington University with a B.S. in Environmental Science. She went on to serve for two years...
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COILA CRAIG

Quality Assurance Associate

Coila has been at Brooks Applied Labs since 2012. As the Quality Assurance Associate she reviews all data generated by the lab...
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AMBER DICHTER

Quality Assurance Assistant

Amber received her BS in Oceanography from the University of Washington. She has over nine years...
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SAM DILLON

Sample Control Group Leader

Oversees sample control operations including purchase of lab supplies, maintaining inventory, coordinating lot testing of bottles...
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ARIANA DIONISIO


Metals Chemist

At BAL, Ariana’s main responsibilities include preparing samples for trace metal analysis, calibration of lab equipment, and...
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WILL ERICKSON

Sample Control Technician

Will grew up in Minnesota and spent most of his time swimming, canoeing in the boundary waters, or biking.
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CHRISTABEL ESCAREZ


Special Project Chemist

Christabel first join Brooks Applied in 2011. In their years in environmental testing, Christabel has been an analyst, group lead, and...
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SOPHIE GIST

Quality Assurance Assistant
Sophie joined Brooks Applied in 2016 as a Quality Assurance Assistant after working as both a microbiologist and chemist in environmental...
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GEOFF LEADBEATER

Metals Chemist

Geoff joined Brooks Applied Labs with 5+ years of metals lab experience and will do just about anything you ask of him...
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JOSIE MCMILLAN

Sample Control Specialist

Josie went to college at Willamette University in Salem where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in biology with a minor in chemistry. She enjoys occasional rock...
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PATRICK NYE

Metals Chemist

A Washington native, Patrick received his degree in Chemistry from Central Washington University in 2010...
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ABBY RUDD

Metals Chemist

Analyzes samples for trace metals by ICP-MS and ICP-DRC-MS. Preparation of environmental samples...
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BRIAN SMITH

Metals Chemist

Brian came to BAL with 5+ years of lab experience, including 2 years of analytical heavy metals testing. He graduated from Cal Poly with a Bachelors....
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HELENA VU

Metals Chemist

Helena Vu received her B.S. Chemical Engineering in 1998 at Washington State University and became a Trace Metal Analyst shortly after graduation...
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JEN WALLAWINE

Sample Control Specialist

After escaping the freezing winters of her homeland (Minnesota), Jen earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Marine Biology and Zoology...
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DAVID WESTBY

HG Group Lead

At Brooks Applied, David prepares and analyzes water, sediment, and biota samples for mercury...
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HOLLY YOUNG


Metals Chemist

At Brooks Applied, Holly performs laboratory maintenance and prepares environmental samples for trace metals and...
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Administration Team

SARAH CLARK

Office Manager

Sarah joined Brooks Applied Labs in 2016 as the Office Manager and Executive Assistant to Michelle Briscoe. She received her Bachelors degree in Business ...
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RICK MANSON

IT Manager

Maintain file and database servers and workstation hardware, maintain the secure local area network, administer...
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JOY MOONEY

Graphic Designer & Web Administrator

Starting in the Summer of 2015, Joy came to BRL with a background in web and graphic design from Indiana University...
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ANNA STORY

Accounting Manager

Anna is the Accounting Manager for Brooks Applied Labs. She makes sure everyone gets their paychecks!
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