Richard Sjogren – President/CEO, Co-Founder
Rich is a former military officer with executive leadership experience in the high-tech industries of aerospace defense and aviation. He co-founded Baby Genes Inc. in order to make a difference and to help ensure that all parents get to enjoy their children as much as he enjoys his. Rich earned his Bachelor’s of Science degree from the United States Air Force Academy and his MBA from Auburn University. In addition to his executive role, Rich also serves on the Baby Genes Board of Directors.
Robert D. Daber, PhD, DABMGG – Laboratory Director
Joshua Meairs – Laboratory Manager/General Supervisor
Josh is U.S. Army veteran with 12 years of strategic leadership experience in laboratory operations and biotechnology management. He earned his Bachelor’s of Science degree from Arizona State University and his Master’s in Management from University of Phoenix. Additionally, he has worked as a laboratory manager for a non-transplant tissue bank that specialized in medical education and training. He and his wife have 2 children that enjoy traveling and spending time in the great outdoors.
Anne C. Gordon, MS, CGC – Senior Manager, Data & Reporting
Anne is a board certified genetic counselor and received a Master’s of Science degree in Genetic Counseling from the University of Colorado. She has worked as a pediatric genetic counselor at the Children’s Hospital of Denver and The Children’s Medical Center of Dallas. Additionally, she managed a gene transfer research laboratory, performed public health research in cancer prevention and oversaw billing for a medical office. Born and raised in northern California, she received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Medical Microbiology from California State University, Long Beach. She met her husband David in graduate school in Colorado and they have made Denver home; raising two children here. In her spare time she attends her children’s activities and is an avid kick boxer.
Peter Van LaarHoven, PhD – Senior Scientist/Technical Supervisor