Meet Our Team


At Galbraith Laboratories, we believe in putting customers first. And we recognize that our employees are our single greatest asset in achieving this mission.

Laboratory Management


Brenda Thornburgh

Over 31 years ago, I began working at Galbraith Laboratories as a young, idealistic analyst, never dreaming that one day I would have an opportunity to lead the company. I am so proud of our technical team and company employees. The opportunity to serve our customers while also helping our employees to grow and develop is both humbling and very fulfilling. I am truly blessed and I can’t imagine doing anything else!

Vice President

Lee Bates

I began my professional work career with Galbraith Laboratories in 1975 and found a home with an innovative growing company. Our goal is to maintain that same energy with a new generation of innovative employees.

Vice President of Operations

Darryl Hendricks

I am proud to be a part of Galbraith and have enjoyed working here for over 25 years. It is a wonderful mix of being passionate about both quality chemistry and good service to our customers.

Laboratory Manager

Steve Tomanicek

Galbraith’s diverse analytical testing capabilities, talented staff with a wide range of technical and scientific backgrounds, and strong reputation built on long-standing customer relationships and partnerships across a variety of industries are all key attributes that provide the foundation for the analytical services we provide to meet our clients’ specific testing needs.

Technical Services Manager

Ryland Bates

I have been with the Galbraith team since 2007, and have enjoyed each job I have had here. What I like most about my current role as the Technical Services Manager are the wide variety of projects that I am able to be part of, and the direct impact my work has on our clients' experiences.

Business Development Manager

Sal Pastor

Having worked in analytical testing for over 30 years, I can easy say that Galbraith Laboratories is a very efficiently run organization that always puts the client first. It’s relatively small size of under 100 employees gives it the perfect balance of full-service operations with the flexibility to pivot quickly to take on unique and one-of-a-kind testing that our clients request.


Customer Services

Customer Service Supervisor

Cristina Cheie

I have been with Galbraith for over 8 years and have had the opportunity to work with and learn from professionals who have been here 20, 30, and even 50+ years! Seeing my colleagues’ commitment, to always exceed client expectations coupled with excellent teamwork, inspired me to take on the role of ensuring that our clients are provided with the best customer service we can offer for years to come!

Customer Service Representative

Susan Hendricks

I have been part of the Galbraith Team for over 3 years and loved every day. I am passionate about getting quotes out as soon as possible and helping clients beyond their expectations.

Report Production Coordinator

Debbie Robertson

I have been a part of Galbraith Laboratories for 40+ years serving our clients in various capacities. My job is making it easy and fast for our customers to get the help and information they need.


 Laboratory Services

Supervisor CHNOS

Ashley Faidley

In my four years at Galbraith, no two days have been the same. The days are as unique as the matrices we analyze. This variety offers me continual opportunities to learn and grow as a scientist, and I’m fortunate to work alongside tremendous teammates who care deeply about the analyses we perform.

Supervisor Chromatography

Hannah Fetters

Galbraith Labs is a small company, but it does a tremendous job to achieve quality results and service for its clients. It is wonderful to work with such a passionate group of people on such a diverse range of projects.

Supervisor Wet Chemistry

Aimee Gendreau

I have been with the Galbraith team for over 5 years. It has been a joy to draw on my experience from multiple testing backgrounds, including Pharma, Environmental, Chemical Repackaging and Corn-Milling, and apply this knowledge for the wide variety of samples we analyze at Galbraith Laboratories.

Supervisor Metals

Daphne Schmidt

I have been with Galbraith since 2011, becoming the metals department supervisor in 2020. It is a very dynamic and fast-paced environment that I am proud to be a part of.
Quality Assurance

Manager of Quality Assurance

Tony Pickett

I consider Galbraith to be my family. We strive to deliver the highest quality results to our customers and to improve our services every day.

Raw Data Clerk

Susie Petrucelli

I have been the Raw Data Clerk for 5 years. I thoroughly enjoy every aspect of my job from organizing data to sending the clients data as soon as possible.
Technical Services

Analytical Scientist, Validation & Qualification

Brittany Miner

I have been a Chemist for over 15 years and a proud member of the Galbraith team since 2019. I am passionate about finding innovative solutions to provide quality results to our clients' most challenging analytical needs.

Validation and Qualification Manager

Katie Thornburgh

I started working at Galbraith in 2012 as a chromatography analyst and then joined the Technical Services team in 2016 to lead method development and validation efforts. The most enjoyable part of working at Galbraith is learning about and developing relationships with our clients and helping them meet their analytical and regulatory needs.

Technical Manager Metals

Daniel Hendricks

We are a team of chemists working in a business that is owned and operated by chemists, so it is a great environment. We really get to focus on the science and the quality of our work.

Technical Manager Chromatography

Andrew Lincoln

What I enjoy most working at Galbraith is the opportunity to apply my training to new techniques and chemistries. As a Technical Manager, every project presents unique challenges that require me to find or customize the right analysis in support of our clients’ goals and the variety of tests we conduct provide me with a wide toolkit to choose from.

Technical Manager CHNOS

Dan Longnecker

I have enjoyed working at Galbraith Labs for 24 years while growing with the company, and growing professionally as a Technical Manager through many different types of projects. My goal is always to see that the job is completed well.

Technical Manager Wet Chemistry

Michelle McCurdy

The Galbraith team is like my second family. We do our best to extend the same hospitality to our clients!

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