Management Staff

BC Laboratories is staffed by qualified, experienced and well-educated personnel. Each position requires specific qualifications to be met. The training program is structured to ensure that curricula addresses specific needs of employees and the organization.

Image descriptionCarolyn Jackson


Carolyn has embarked on a journey which transformed BC Laboratories from a relatively small family-owned business into an industry leader. In an era when a woman running a business was a rarity, she accomplished amazing feats by creating a foundation of high ideals within the company and reaching out to the community. Contact: or 800.878.4911 ext.213

Image descriptionRichard Eglin

Vice President

Richard provides vision and direction in developing, implementing, assessing, and revising strategic plans for policies and procedures that advance the laboratory's mission and goals to support a diverse staff within BC Laboratories. Contact: or 818.990.8354

Image descriptionStuart Buttram

Technical Director

Stuart is responsibles for providing technical direction to our environmental and analytical laboratory, assist in the training of new and existing analysts, as well as leading client audits. Additionally, Stuart plays a key role in researching price quotes and providing technical expertise backup to the Business Development group. Contact: or 800.878.4911 ext.240

Image descriptionMark Ellis

Business Development Director

Mark Ellis has extensive knowledge and expertise in development of individual business plans for accounts, addressing opportunities for BC Laboratories. Accurate analysis and reporting of products performance within their preidentify and create strategic plans for target markets and customers. Contact: or 800.878.4911 ext.431

Image descriptionSteven Bennett

Director of Human Resources/Health & Safety

Steve Bennett serves as a successful participant on the Executive Management Team that provides company leadership and direction, and presents the expertise in the administration of benefits and the compensation program. He has knowledge and experience in employment law, organizational planning and development, employee relations, safety training, hazardous waste management, and laboratory method development. Contact: or 800.878.4911 ext.251

Image descriptionRobert Cortez

Department Manager - Petroleum

Robert brings to BC over 30 years of experience in Environmental and Oil and Gas testing. He is responsible for day to day operations and business development of BC’s Petroleum and Field Service Operations.

Contact: or (661) 378-4465

Image descriptionPeter Bins

Business Development Manager (Bay Area)

Peter brings a proven track record, understanding of analytical techniques, and experience with regulatory requirements.These abilities enable him to superbly service our client’s needs. His personal commitment to client satisfaction melds well with BC Laboratories long standing policy of service. Contact: or 800.878.4911 ext.251

image descriptionDawn M Girroir

Business Development Manager (Southern California Area)

Dawn brings to BC a highly motivated, team oriented, and knowledgeable expertise to our group of professionals. Please contact Dawn for all your environmental or petroleum analytical needs. Email: or (323) 997-5437

image descriptionAlin Repede

Business Development Manager (Ventura,Santa Barbara Area)

Alin Repede has extensive knowledge and expertise in development of business accounts for BC Labs. Working many years in the environmental industry, he understands analytical techniques and he is familiar with regulatory requirements. These abilities, along with his personal commitment to client needs, enable him to provide excellent customer service. Email: or (800)878-4911 Ext. 439

Image descriptionKeith Vogel

MIS/LIMS Manager

Keith serves as the Information Systems[IT] manager. Makes plans and coordinates activities such as installation and upgrading of hardware and software, programming and systems design, development of computer networks, implementation of the LIMS system, and analyzes the computer and information needs of the organization. Contact: or 800.878.4911 ext.210

Image descriptionRick Penner

Supervisor/Laboratory Coordinator

Rick handles issues relating to analytical reports and quality control and dealing with analytical testing questions. With extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of laboratory operation, he oversees and coordinates operational activities in the laboratory. Provides technical assistance to the analysts for establishing the development of guidelines and standards. Contact: or 800.878.4911 ext.254

Image descriptionSara Guron

QA/QC Manager

Sara is responsibles for setting up and monitoring quality systems including Quality Control procedures handling all quality issues with project management and the Client Service Representatives on site. She is also accountable for the review and approval of stability protocols and summary reports of analytical testings. Contact: or 800.878.4911 ext.288

Image descriptionMolly Meyers

Client/Field Services Manager

Molly is the primary client contact and ensures project completion on time and within scope and quality. She is responsibles for developing clients and securing contracts to ensure corporate strategic goals and objectives are met. Contact: or 800.878.4911 ext.250

Image descriptionMarna Atencio

Wet Chemistry Manager

Marna has served more than 35 years in our Water Department. She is responsibles for providing training to other laboratory staff performing laboratory related responsibilities and any laboratory affiliated analysts to ensure that they are trained to deliver quality services , abide by and are familiar with the policies and procedures established by the lab. Marna Works in conjunction with Technical Director, Supervisors, and Team Leaders to direct activities in the analytical portion of the laboratory. Contact: or 800.878.4911 ext.221