Positive people


We hear from our customers that our people are what make the Envigo experience different. For this reason, we want to introduce you to the team that makes that Envigo experience a positive one. Here, these scientific and operational leaders share their background experiences and explain why they have a passion for the work they do.

Research models

Tina Koban

As the Associate Director of Behavioral Sciences, Tina is helping develop a multi-faceted behavioral management program to improve animal environments.

Research models

Joe Warren

With years of practice in his field, Joe has the necessary skill set to provide scientific expertise and thought leadership to Envigo's transgenic and reproductive services.

Research models

Justin Zhao, PhD

Justin's work in animal model generation plays a vital role in the development of custom animal models for research.

Research models

Jo Finney

As our Projects Services supervisor, Jo and her team work closely with project managers and operational leads to ensure our customers remain at the center of everything we do.

Research models

Jessica Payne

In her role as Planning and Operations Improvement Manager, Jessica oversees the supply management processes for all small research models and Teklad varieties in North America to ensure customers’ orders are fulfilled as efficiently as possible.

Research models

Richard Drucker

With over 40 years of experience in growing cells and 19 years at Envigo, Richard manages our bioproducts department. Richard enjoys educating customers about antibodies.

Teklad diet, bedding and enrichment

Jessica Flowers, PhD

Nutrition and diet formulation is the foundation for our Teklad rodent diets. Jessica works with our customers to develop a custom diet for their research needs and goals.

Teklad diet, bedding and enrichment

Tina Herfel, PhD

Dr Tina Herfel is a nutritionist for our Teklad Diets. She often collaborates with researchers to design diets specific to our customers' research needs.

Operations and Support

Graziella Oliva

Graziella leads the European Customer Service Team where she instills a strong 'can-do' attitude so her team can ensure their customers' success.