Meet The Team

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Jeff Lanzolatta

Chief Executive Officer

R. Jeffrey Lanzolatta joined PacTox as Chief Executive Officer in May 2008. Mr. Lanzolatta founded and served as CEO of The Laboratory Choice, LLC (2005-2008). He served as CEO of Alfigen through its sale to Genzyme (2003-2004). Prior to Genzyme Mr. Lanzolatta held various senior executive positions with Unilab Corporation from 1990 through 2003 with the most recent position as President of Unilab Southern California Division. Prior to 1990 Mr. Lanzolatta held various senior management positions at International Clinical Laboratories.

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Sue Barbosa, MBA, CLS, MT(ASCP)

Chief Operations Officer

Sue is Chief Operating Officer at Pacific Toxicology Laboratories. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology and an MBA in Information Systems Management. Sue joined PacTox in 2012. Sue worked as IT Director at Quest Diagnostics from 2008-2012, as IT Manager at Quest Diagnostics from 2003-2008 and IT Manager at Unilab Corporation from 1998-2003. Prior to that Sue worked in various management positions at two laboratory software companies, Antrim Corporation and Rubicon. She has also held the position of Laboratory Director in a hospital laboratory. Sue brings her many years of experience and expertise in the lab and in IT to help further the growth and technical advancement of Pacific Toxicology Laboratories.

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Neil Patel

Chief Financial Officer

Neil Patel joined PacTox in November 2012 as the Chief Financial Officer. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance and worked as a Regional Controller at LabCorp from 1998-2007, later VP of Financial operations at Laboratory Partners, Ohio from 2007-2010, then as Corporate Controller at PathLogic, California from 2010-2012. Neil brings many years of experience within the medical laboratory industry who are focus on aggressive growth and acquisitions.

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Rana Ostadrahimi, MBA, MSF, ChemE

VP Marketing and Compliance

Rana Ostadrahimi is Vice President of Marketing and Compliance. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and a master degrees in Business Administration and Finance. She joined PacTox in 2011 and is responsible for sales strategy and overall management of the sales force. She has a decade of international experience with all aspects of sales and marketing in the chemical industry. Rana will focus on PacTox’s continuous growth and developing strategies to meet PacTox’s clients satisfaction

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Dr. Donald R. Simpson, Ph.D., M.D.

Medical Director

Dr. Simpson is a board-certified Anatomic and Clinical Pathologist and has been practicing pathology, primarily in California, for over 30 years. He is an Emeritus Fellow of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) as well as the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP), and has been a laboratory inspector for CAP. Dr. Simpson is also certified as an MRO and holds a certificate of qualification (CQ) for the state of New York.

Other Staff

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Paul Samaan, CLS, MS, CCS

Lab Operations Director

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Jeff Maier, CTS, RP

Lab Technical Director