Stephen is an analytical chemist and has worked extensively in both industrial and academic laboratories. He has over 10 years of experience in pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, and biotechnology industries. He currently serves as Laboratory Director at a State of Colorado certified Cannabis testing facility, PhytaTechSM. He is the founder of a scientific consulting firm located in Denver, Colorado. He has published extensively in the fields of biological and analytical chemistry. He is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, International Cannabinoid Research Society, and the American Chemical Society. Stephen graduated in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering from the University of Iowa and earned his MS in Pharmaceutical Chemistry with Honors from the University of Kansas.