Annie has more than 20 years experience in the environmental chemistry industry and has worked with several BAL staff throughout her career, including at Laucks Testing Laboratories, Frontier Global Sciences, and at Brooks Rand Labs. Most recently, Annie worked as a contract chemist for the USEPA Region 10 laboratory. Born in California and raised in the Philippines, Annie and her family have called Tacoma home for many years. In her free time she enjoys cooking, trying out new restaurants, and discovering good coffee shops in Seattle. As a mom of 4 kids, she is most proud of having persevered in raising them, and is now enjoying the satisfaction of watching them achieve their own success.