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Meet the team

Combined, our scientists bring nearly 100 years of experience to our labs, providing customers with an unparalleled testing experience and customer service. With vast industry knowledge across the varied test methods, rules and regulations, and 80+ constituent components, our team excels at helping manufacturers get to market safely and quickly. We recognize the need for research and development, and we intend to standardize and improve testing within the cannabis industry.

Tim Allen

Director of Testing Services

Tim Allen brings than 20 years of experience working for pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies to ATOZ. He is a seasoned analytical chemist with expertise in leading teams that develop and validate test methods. He also has had key roles in quality assurance, and regulatory affairs. His background includes data management and biostatistics, and he has extensive experience in developing tools for the automation of data collection, statistical analysis, and reporting of results.

Corey Aldoupolis

Laboratory Manager

Corey brings over 20 years of experience in chemical testing to ATOZ. His background in environmental chemistry, semiconductors, oligonucleotides, and cannabis contains a heavy focus on leadership and management. Corey provides expertise in data quality and analysis, lab safety, continuous improvement, and a wide array of chemistry analyzers. He has collaborated with regulatory and academic institutions in the research and development of proprietary test methods for cannabis product safety limits while simultaneously assisting in the development of automation for these analyses.

Corey carries a passion for success and he strongly believes in leading by example while striving to improve every day.

Tyler Moulton

Quality Manager

With a background in chemistry and laboratory management, Tyler has developed systems to continuously improve the efficiency and quality of laboratories within the semiconductor industry. He brings extensive knowledge related to quality control, research, method development, product validation, and analytical applications.

At ATOZ, Tyler promotes a quality-centric culture, that enables the laboratory to strive for excellence in providing customers with the highest level of products and service. He is instrumental in strategic planning, continuous improvement, ensuring compliance and implementation of quality policies that ensure the laboratory fulfills its commitment to customers.

Meredith Ward

Associate Chemist

Meredith is a masters-level chemist who brings a strong background in analytical techniques and leadership skills to the ATOZ team. Her experience includes preparing complex cannabis samples for quantitative potency analysis, performing and interpreting daily quality control data, and training other employees on aliquoting and prepping duties. She also has experience with GC/Q-TOF, UV-Vis, and IR instrumentation.

Meredith is a leader in the Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society and has organized multiple symposia at American Chemical Society National Meetings.

Alejandro Gutiérrez

Associate Chemist

Alejandro is an experienced biologist with a strong technical background in molecular biology and neuroscience. Dedicated to providing quality safety testing, Alejandro is a key team member at ATOZ, preparing and analyzing samples for biological contaminants, mycotoxins, terpenes, and residual solvents.

Alejandro has contributed to a variety of research journals including Applied and Environmental Microbiology and ACS Synthetic Biology.

Shauna Kelley

Associate Chemist

While obtaining her Biology and Chemistry degree, Shauna worked as a Microbiology Technician preparing media and maintaining stock cultures of bacteria. After graduation she worked as a Molecular Technician running diagnostic tests on Covid-19 samples using the QuantStudio™ 7 Flex Real-Time PCR System. She joined the cannabis industry as a Cultivator to get background knowledge in the field.

In Fall 2021, Shauna combined her interest of science and cannabis and joined ATOZ Labs. At ATOZ, Shauna runs the ICP-MS to test for heavy metals and the LC/MS for testing pesticides and mycotoxins. She is very excited about the future of the cannabis industry and ATOZ Laboratories.

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