Founded in 1996, IVD Research, Inc. remains privately held by Dave Lambillotte and Ann Marie Lambillotte. 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 products development with the company. Dave serves Hubbs-Sea World Research Institute as a Trustee and as a member of its scientific advisory board.
Ann Marie Lambillotte, 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.
Kathy Hildebrand, Chief Operation Officer
A results driven professional with over 26 years’ experience in manufacturing, materials management, operations, project management and customer service. Kathy earned a BS in Psychology from the University of California, San Diego. Kathy has held senior level positions within her past two employers, both San Diego area Biotech companies having annual revenues over $20 million US dollars.
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.
Christopher Lambillotte, 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. Having held numerous positions within the company, including production, project management up to Director of Operations. Most recently, Chris has taken on the position of VP of Business Development where he will focus on expanding current business as well as seek out new opportunities for expanded product and service opportunities. In addition, Chris is also responsible for overseeing Regulatory Affairs.
Jason Fabian, Research & Development Manager
Jason has over 10 years of experience in the biotech industry. The biotech industry has given him an opportunity to work on a variety of different projects and he has held positions in manufacturing, R&D, and IVD diagnostics. Jason is passionate about developing new products, inventing assay configurations, implementing quality control check points to ensure product success, and problem solving technical problems. Past projects include approved 510k and PMA regulatory submissions to the FDA for diagnostic products.
Jennifer Lindham, QA Manager
Creating and promoting a company-wide culture of quality and continuous improvement, Jennifer knows that her greatest strengths come from her team. Through her leadership, she motivates and trains her co-workers to accomplish goals for efficiency and quality of product. Along with her B.S. in Psychobiology from Simmons College in Boston, Jennifer has a wide array of experience she brings to the company, including previously owning her own business, principles of social responsibility, speaking Spanish and is a certified Lead Auditor in ISO 13485:2016.