Key Staff - BIO-CAT

Key Staff

Ed Schuler

CEO and Founder

Ed has been in the enzyme business for over 40 years. He’s been a pioneer his whole life, bringing innovative ideas for practical use into the field for commercial success. “Mr. S” as everyone calls him, often initiates new product ideas...

Chris Schuler

President and Co-Founder

Enzymes have been a part of Chris’ life since he was a kid. He began helping his father with his business when he was a senior in high school. With years of historical knowledge and a broad understanding of the enzyme industry, Chris controls all...

Chris Penet

Vice President

Having worked in the field for over 25 years, Chris has a profound understanding of the enzyme industry. He is responsible for product development programs that target existing and new market applications. In addition, he oversees the R&D...

Bill Stokes

CFO

Bill has over 25 years of experience in commercial financial services and has an in-depth understanding of strategic goals and financial matters. He came onboard in 2009 and has brought profound changes to BIO-CAT’s bottom line. Bill graduated...

Patrick Woodson

Vice President of Operations

Patrick manages the day-to-day operations of the company including inventory, purchasing, and scheduling in both customer service and production arenas. Patrick is knowledgeable about the enzyme industry and has been exposed to it since...

Mark Walin

Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Mark has over 30 year's experience in nutrition science, medical device/diagnostics and prescription and over-the-counter drug markets. He has experience in sales strategy, product development, portfolio management, strategic...

Julie Litz

QA/QC Director

Julie brings over 25 years of experience in the biotechnology field. Most of her career has involved basic science research focusing on treatments for cancer and high cholesterol. She has also served as a project manager at a CRO and was the QA/QC...

Charlie Pettygrove

Sales Manager

Charlie brings over 30 years of experience in real estate finance and printing industries. In his former position as president of American Press, he was responsible for the operational and financial management of the company as well as directing...

Elaine Cooling

Regulatory Affairs Manager

Elaine has 20 years’ experience in quality, regulatory and manufacturing support roles in the pharmaceutical industry, most recently with Allergen Pharmaceuticals International. She has a master’s degree in Industrial Pharmaceutical...

Marc Jensen

Technical Marketing Manager

Marc brings 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry with experience in product development, clinical laboratory operations, clinical research, sales and marketing with International Genetic Engineering, University of...

Michael Hammond

Technical Sales Representative

Michael brings over 15 years of business, purchasing and sales experience. He worked as the purchasing manager at PBM Products, the leading global supplier of store brand infant formula and baby/toddler foods. He was director of...

Erin Steva

Technical Sales Representative

Erin graduated from Virginia Tech in 2014 where she majored in Food Science and Technology with a Business concentration. She is a Charlottesville native who worked briefly in the wine industry before joining our sales team...

Jennifer Daughtrey

Technical Sales Representative

Jenn began her career at BIO-CAT in 2010, working in the customer service department. In May 2016, she was promoted to the sales department. Prior to joining BIO-CAT, Jenn worked for over 10 years at Yves Delorme in Charlottesville where...

Stephen Schuler

Technical Sales Representative

Stephen Schuler worked over a four-year period in various departments at BIO-CAT including Production, Quality Control, R&D, and Sales. He graduated from Towson University in 2014 with dual bachelors of health science degrees and a psychology...