Group Lead – Trace Metals, Environmental
Brian is the Group Lead for the Trace Metals, Environmental group. His tasks include; supervising the Trace Metals staff to ensure that all client samples are prepared and analyzed according to Brooks Applied Labs standard operating procedures, ensuring quality results and data are produced by the group in a timely manner, sample analysis by ICP-MS, primary review of ICP-MS data, instrumental troubleshooting, and conducting R&D on select projects.
Brian started at Brooks Applied Labs in 2016 as a Metals Chemist. Before coming to BAL, he had accumulated 5 years of laboratory experience in a variety of settings such as ICP-MS analysis, analytical testing, clinical laboratory testing and tissue preparation for transplants. He graduated from California Polytechnic State University – San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly) in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry.
When he is not in the lab, you can usually find him at the park with his dogs, riding his motorcycle, or spending time with his wife. He also enjoys hiking, backpacking, long road trips, playing his guitar and visiting friends and family in California.