Leadership

Steve Goodger
COO
Steve brings 30-plus years of finance & operations experience, primarily in the life sciences industry. More recently, he has been focused on adding value through building scalable systems & processes in C-level positions in craft brewing and life sciences ventures over the last 10 years. He has been with VR as interim COO since August 2020. Steve earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Miami University, and has passed all parts of the C.P.A. exam.
Sarah Brophy
Director of Analytical Services
Sarah has been with VR Analytical since 2006, overseeing E&L studies and also contributing to VR’s strategic planning, growth, and staff development. Sarah works closely with customers to develop and design their E&L programs, managing studies through their lifecycle, and determining next steps when needed. Sarah earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon, and has co-authored multiple scientific presentations.
Martin "Marty" McCoy
Commercial Leader
Marty brings a well proven record of success in business to business development, technical sales, multicultural insight, and custom engagement services. Expertise in partnering with management and leadership, C-suite executives, on the approach, strategies, vision, and goals. His experience includes building both domestic and international B2B relationships across multiple markets involving Laboratory and Analysis and Analytical Services. Marty is a Chemist by education (Analytical – Chromatography and Spectroscopy) with extensive global business and team experience.
Sara Bouska, M.S.
Head of Quality
Sara joined VR Analytical in 2003, and has since been intimately involved with the development and continual improvement of the Quality System. Sara ensures processes are designed to lead to the accurate and reliable generation of data with a high degree of scientific integrity, are cGMP compliant and maximize efficiency without sacrifice to quality. Sara holds both a B.S. and M.S. from Oregon State University in natural sciences.
Lori Reed
Sr. Program Manager
Lori has been with VR Analytical since 2012, overseeing and growing the trace elemental analysis laboratory. She has been working in elemental analysis for over 24 years, including previous experience in a GLP regulated toxicology laboratory. Lori earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Washington.
Cate Hass, M.S.
Senior Project Manager
After starting her work in the laboratory at VR Analytical in 2004, Cate naturally migrated to project management in 2007. Cate is involved with the customer and projects from initial study design through the approval of the final report. Cate has a Bachelor of Art’s degree in Biology and a Master’s degree in Genetics.