Our People – A culture of scientific inquisitiveness and fun.

 

Brooks Applied Labs is a certified small business with less than 70 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/CEO 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

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

Quality Manager

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

SHAHRIYAR AHMED

Project Coordinator

Shahriyar joined Brooks Applied Labs in 2017. Shahriyar is passionate about both science and literature, and as a result majored in both...
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JACKI AITKEN

Project Manager

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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LAUREN BLAIWES

Project Coordinator

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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MI SUN CHUN

LIMS Administrator

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

Client Services 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

Business Development
Support Specialist


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

Business Development Assistant

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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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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COLLETTE MACHADO

Project Coordinator

Collette joined Brooks Applied Labs in 2017 after working as a lab technician in the petroleum industry. She graduated from...
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JEREMY MAUTE

Sr. 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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AMANDA ROYAL

Sr. Project Manager

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

Project Manager

Betty joined Brooks Applied in 2017 as a Project Coordinator with 9+ years of laboratory experience. She graduated from...
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BEN WOZNIAK

Sr. Project Manager &
Technical Services Specialist


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

RAQUEL ASENCIO

Assistant Chemist

Raquel works in the environmental group of the trace metals lab. She is learning to help...
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MADELINE CHAVIRA

Sample Control Specialist

Madeline was born and raised in Long Beach California. She graduated from Western Washington University with a BS in Environmental Science and an emphasis in...
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SELENE CONVY

Sample Control Group Lead

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

Sr. 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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ATHENE DAVIDOWSKI

Assistant Chemist

Athene joined Brooks Applied Labs in 2017. She received her B.S. in Natural Science and Mathematics with a minor in Fine Arts from...
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AMBER DICHTER

QA Associate /
Reg. Comp. Mngr., Env.


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

Quality Assurance Associate

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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MITCH KIRILUK

Chemist

Mitch joined Brooks Applied Labs in 2017 with over six years of laboratory experience in order to assist with...
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TROY MARTINS

Chemist Intern

Troy is a Biochemistry Major at the University of Washington Bothell. He has interests in instrumentation and biological...
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CHELSEA MCLAUCHLAN

Chemist

Chelsea joined Brooks Applied in 2017 as a Chemist. She graduated from Gonzaga University in...
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JOSIE MCMILLAN

Interim HG Group Lead

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

Advanced Chemist

A Washington native, Patrick received his degree in Chemistry from Central Washington University in 2010...
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SAGE PRESSTER

Assistant Chemist

Sage graduated from Western Washington University in 2016 with a B.S. in Environmental Science. He then went on to serve one year with...
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KELSEY O'CONNOR

Quality Assurance Assistant

Kelsey is a native of Delaware (the first state!). She graduated in 2015 from the University of Maine...
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ALYSSA REHWALD

Sample Control Specialist

Alyssa is a recent graduate of Western Washington University where she earned a B.S. in...
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ABBY RUDD

Advanced Chemist

Analyzes samples for trace metals by ICP-MS and ICP-DRC-MS. Preparation of environmental samples...
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NAUSHEEN SADIQ

Research Chemist

Nausheen grew up in Calgary, Alberta Canada, home of the Calgary Stampede...
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EMILY SEELEY

Chemist

Emily joined Brooks Applied Labs in 2017. She has an MS in Oceanography from the University of Connecticut and a BS...
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BRIAN SMITH

TM Group Lead

Brian started at Brooks Applied Labs in 2016 as a Metals Chemist in the Trace Metals Group, with 5 years of general lab experience....
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STEPHEN SPRINGER

Chemist

Stephen joined Brooks Applied Labs in 2017. He graduated from the University of Washington with an ACS-certified B.S. in...
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HELENA VU

SP Group Lead

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

Inventory and Facilities Manager

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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MONIKA WEBER

Assistant Chemist

Monika graduated in 2017 from Carroll College with a B.A. in Chemistry. Before joining Brooks Applied Labs, she finished an undergraduate...
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Administration Team

SARAH CLARK

Office Manager & Executive Assistant

Sarah joined Brooks Applied Labs in 2016 as the Office Manager and Executive Assistant to Michelle Briscoe. She received her...
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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 BAL with a background in web and graphic design from Indiana University...
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MARGARET SHULTZ

HR Manager

Having been with Brooks Applied Labs for nearly 10 years, Margaret has served the company in several capacities. First as Office ...
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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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