Founded in 1996, IVD Research, Inc. remains privately held by Dave Lambillotte and Ann Marie Martin. Our tight-knit group of dedicated professionals has worked together for several years and function well as a team, each bringing their own unique experiences and education to the table. Our Upper Management team is comprised of the following members:
Dave Lambillotte, Chief Executive Officer/President
Founder and President of IVD Research Inc. Dave has 29 years’ experience in the in vitro diagnostics industry. Dave has a BS degree in Microbiology from Cal Poly Pomona and a Masters in Business from University of San Diego. Dave remains active in new product development with the company.
Ann Marie Martin, Chief Financial Officer/Vice President
Ann Marie has over 30 years’ experience in project management, finance, manufacturing and customer service. With a BA in Business Administration from Redlands University, Ann Marie was a partner in LMD Laboratories when it was sold in 1996. As a partner in IVD Research, Ann Marie has been an integral part in the financial growth of the company. Ann Marie brings with her experiences from working at larger Biotech companies in San Diego. Ann Marie also serves on the Development Board of Hubbs-Sea World Research Institute.
Christopher Lambillotte, Chief Operations Officer/VP of Business Development
A graduate of the University of California, San Diego, with a BS in Chemistry, Chris has worked in the biotech industry since 2001. Chris oversees the entire operation including Production, R&D, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs. Additionally, he is focused on expanding the current business as well as seeking out new opportunities for growth.
Jack Higgins, Controller/Financial Analyst
A financial professional with a broad background of experience in both “for-profit” and “non-profit” organizations. Along with earning his BA in History from the University of Southern California, Jack specializes in the challenges facing businesses with revenues of $10 million – $15 million US dollars. Jack brings special skills in forecasting, analysis and human resources after many years of experience as a CFO/COO in organizations of this size.
Jeran Nanthakumar, Research & Development Manager
With a BS in Biology from Francis Marion University, Jeran has held a variety of positions in the Biotech Industry ranging from manufacturing to R&D. Jeran has led several successful projects through conception to product transfer, and is experienced with both FDA 21 CFR and USDA 9 CFR design controls. He remains passionate about developing quality products, and will work hard to ensure that all customer needs are met.
Diana Trujillo, Production Manager
Diana has over 10 years’ experience within the Biotech Industry, holding roles in logistics, manufacturing, R&D and production. Joining the company in 2011 and now serving as Production Manager, Diana helps to bridge the gap from R&D to Production during Design Transfer, as well as oversees the manufacturing team. She also continuously looks for ways to streamline the entire production process, while maintaining adherence to FDA, USDA and ISO guidelines.
Diego Orozco, Quality Control Manager
Diego has a BS in Biology from the University of the Pacific and has 15 years of Laboratory experience. His experience is focused mainly in manufacturing and quality control. He has been working for IVD Research for over 10 years in a variety of positions. In his current role as QC Manager, he ensures that every product meets not only the USDA and FDA regulations, but the highest possible levels of quality before being released to the market.